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Greenpoint Library is finalist in Fast Company’s 2021 Innovation by Design Awards

September 21 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

Greenpoint Library and Environmental Center was honored in Fast Company’s Innovation by Design Awards for 2021 in the Spaces and Places category. The building was designed by Marble Fairbanks with landscape architecture by SCAPE. One of the most sought-after design awards in the industry, Innovation by Design is the only competition to honor creative work at […]

Full Board vote next on River Ring after chaotic committee meeting

September 10 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

An unruly virtual meeting of Community Board 1 ended with a close vote on the River Ring development proposal to build new homes and a park along the Williamsburg waterfront. By a vote of 11 to 9, the North Brooklyn board’s land use committee narrowly voted to oppose the project unless a series of conditions […]

Community Board Six boasts neighborhoods with beautiful old homes, like the ones on this block in Park Slope. Eagle photos by Paula Katinas

A farewell to Park Slope

September 1 | By Taylor Syfan

There is a woman who sells rings and other jewelry in Park Slope on the weekends. Sometimes she sets up her table under the scaffolding on Fifth Avenue and Fifth Street — You know, that scaffolding around the Junior High that seems more permanent than the historic Stone House. Sometimes, though, she sets up on […]

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