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325 Kent Ave. in Williamsburg. Photo by Chase Brush.

Demands for racial impact studies grow amid de Blasio rezonings

March 19 | By Chase Brush Special to the Brooklyn Eagle

Tommy Torres is used to watching friends and families move away from the State Assembly’s 53rd district, encompassing Williamsburg and Bushwick. It’s an exodus that the Democratic district leader says has taken place little by little over the last few decades, as rising rents and rapid development slowly rendered the neighborhood unaffordable to longtime residents. […]

The annual New York City Hot Sauce Expo is returning to Greenpoint in April. Photos courtesy of High River Sauces

Seventh annual Hot Sauce Expo returning to Greenpoint

March 6 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The weather may be cold — but Brooklyn’s about to heat up. The annual Hot Sauce Expo is returning to Greenpoint for its seventh showcase of hot sauce creations. Mixologists, cooks, competitors and spice-connoisseurs from all over the world will flock to the Brooklyn Expo Center on the weekend of April 13-14 for two days […]

Brooklyn lawmaker asks DOJ to clarify stance on condom ‘stealthing’

February 25 | By Sara Bosworth Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A Brooklyn lawmaker is pressuring the Department of Justice to clarify its stance on “stealthing,” the act of removing a condom during sex without the consent of the other partner. U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, whose congressional district includes Greenpoint, Long Island City, Astoria and parts of eastern Manhattan, co-wrote a letter with U.S. Rep. Ro […]