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The storefront at 791 Washington Ave., now the new home of acclaimed bistro Oxalis. Image via Google Maps

Former pop-up bistro Oxalis finds permanent home in Prospect Heights

December 3 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Oxalis, formerly a pop-up bistro that appeared more than 30 times around the city, now has a permanent home at 791 Washington Ave. in Prospect Heights. Oxalis is “a neo-bistro with fine dining credentials. … [They] strip down fine dining, keep the fine-tuned food, and make it feel a bit more democratic,” Grub Street said.  […]

Music and songs of hope filled the air to honor those killed in the Squirrel Hill Synagogue in October. Eagle photos by Todd Maisel

30 Days Later: After the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre, a Brooklyn temple preaches unity

November 30 | By Todd Maisel Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Rabbis, priests, imams and pastors came together on Wednesday in Prospect Heights for the victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue massacre. Just a month after the Pittsburgh tragedy, attendees declared unity among faiths and against hate at the Union Temple on Eastern Parkway. The gathering was made even more poignant by the attendance of Tova […]

Street view of The Union Temple of Brooklyn at 17 Eastern Parkway in Prospect Heights Photo courtesy of Google Maps

Anti-Semitic graffiti tagger faces jail time

November 29 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A Bed-Stuy man who once rocketed from the foster care system to a political internship in Manhattan is now facing up to 25 years in prison for anti-Semitic crimes in Williamsburg and Prospect Heights. James Polite was indicted on Wednesday for scrawling anti-Semitic messages such as “End is Now” on several floors of the Union […]