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Shops along Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn are shuttered, as New York City enforces rules meant to slow down the growth of COVID-19. Photo: Mary Frost/Brooklyn Eagle

Report: Brooklyn’s economy has been slammed harder than Manhattan’s by the coronavirus crisis

April 1 | Mary Frost

Despite Brooklyn’s recent progress as a business incubator and tech hub, the borough’s economy is being bashed harder than Manhattan’s during the novel coronavirus pandemic. That’s the conclusion of a report published Tuesday by the independent think tank Center for an Urban Future, which made clear that the four boroughs outside of Manhattan are suffering […]

Part of Bushwick Avenue was temporarily closed to provide open space for fresh-air seekers during the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle

Photos: See the wide-open spaces of Bushwick Avenue while it was temporarily closed to traffic

March 31 | Lore Croghan

Here’s Bushwick Avenue as you’ve never seen it before. There’s nary a car or truck in sight — just wide-open asphalt, with intersections cordoned off by protective barriers and patient cops directing traffic. An East Williamsburg section of the usually busy thoroughfare was closed to vehicular traffic for daytime recreational use from Friday, March 27 […]

They opened their dream restaurant in Carroll Gardens. Then the pandemic hit.

March 30 | Andrew Cotto

The VIP/Press Event for Cremini’s restaurant in Carroll Gardens was in full swing on a mild evening in late February. Within the well-lit and warm space, among the cozy-industrial bistro auspices, journalists and figures from the food world mingled joyously over both the unique delicacies and flowing wines, as well as the charming story behind […]

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