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Brooklyn Eagle reporter Mary Frost tries out one of the 1,000 rideshare mopeds being distributed across Brooklyn and Queens this week. Photo by Daniella Henry

Moped madness: Scooter-share company unleashes 1k rides on BK streets

May 29 | Mary Frost

Rideshare moped company Revel began distributing 1,000 street-legal electric vehicles across Brooklyn and Queens on Wednesday. After signing up, people who download the Revel app can locate a moped to ride using their phones. I, for one, jumped at the chance to try out the shiny new 180-pound wheels. The takeaway? This ride is fun […]

Here’s the ribbon-cutting ceremony to launch the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s ferry service. From left, there’s the Navy Yard’s David Ehrenberg, developer Bill Rudin, City Councilmember Robert Cornegy, Boston Properties’ John Powers, the EDC’s James Patchett and Navy Yard Chairperson Hank Gutman. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Navy Yard ferry service opens amid criticism about city spending

May 20 | Lore Croghan

Amid mounting criticism of public spending for the NYC Ferry, it’s worth noting the city did not pay for the construction of the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s new pier and dock. The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp. and the developers of Navy Yard office building Dock 72 jointly footed the approximately $8 million bill for the […]

This 2005 photo shows an abandoned but beautiful Admiral’s Row house. Eagle file photo by Sarah Ryley

Photos: Historic Admiral’s Row houses were left to rot where Wegmans now rises

May 2 | Lore Croghan

Their grandeur is evident despite caved-in roofs and rubble-strewn yards where trees grow jungle-wild. Admiral’s Row homes in the Brooklyn Navy Yard were imbued with eerie beauty even when they were vacant and uncared for, a trove of 2005 Brooklyn Eagle photos reveals. We pulled the pictures of the high-ranking Naval officers’ former homes out […]

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