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DOT proposes curbside bus lanes in both directions on part of Church Avenue. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Kensington merchants say a new bus lane could threaten business

July 5 | Lore Croghan

Small business owners in Kensington have a bad feeling about the city’s plan to create curbside bus-only lanes on both sides of Church Avenue. The proposal from the Department of Transportation envisions these dedicated bus lanes on the Church Avenue span between Ocean Parkway and East 16th Street. It means 113 parking spaces in those […]

VIDEO: In the heart of Brooklyn a devout Cambodian culture celebrates centuries-old traditions

November 2 | By Liliana Bernal Brooklyn Daily Eagle

At 26 Rugby Rd. off Caton Avenue in the landmarked neighborhood of Prospect Park South, stands stately a Queen Anne-style house that serves as the Watt Samakki-Dhammikaram Buddhist temple, Brooklyn’s only Cambodian Buddhist temple. Cambodian and Buddhist flags flutter on a sloppy Saturday bathed in heavy rain that brought the pass of a nor’easter through […]

Homes in the Prospect Park South Historic District, including this one at 85 Argyle Road, are selling for a pretty penny. Eagle photos by Lore Croghan

The $2.875 million Victorian Flatbush house and other recently sold homes

December 20 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The house with the cherry tree sold for nearly $3 million. Victorian Flatbush houses are going for a pretty penny these days. The better their condition, the higher their price. And preservation-conscious buyers are particularly pleased when they find homes for purchase that are located within the area’s historic districts. This protected landmark status reduces […]

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