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Assemblymember seeks to combat unscrupulous realtors who put pressure on homeowners to sell

February 4 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

So many immoral realtors and would-be homebuyers are pestering homeowners in Crown Heights and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens that a local elected official is handing out “This House is Not for Sale” signs to her constituents, according to the Brooklyn Paper. “They come with checks already written in their name, and if not checks written in their […]

Legionnaires’ bacteria cleanup ongoing at SUNY Downstate’s Brooklyn hospital

January 28 | By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The water taps are still turned off at SUNY Downstate’s University Hospital of Brooklyn following the discovery of the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease in the drinking water, Downstate Associate VP Dawn Walker told the Brooklyn Eagle on Monday. “Restrictions are still in place until we’re done with showerhead replacements and filter replacements in the […]

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Prospect-Lefferts Gardens townhouse sells for $2.95 million, breaking record

August 3 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A limestone townhouse at 97 Rutland Road between Flatbush and Bedford avenues, just east of Prospect Park, is now the most expensive townhouse in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. It closed for $2.95 million in July, breaking the previous record of $2.86 million set in May for 63 Maple St., according to Curbed. The Rutland Road townhouse most […]