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Coronavirus fear shutters four Sunset Park Asian restaurants

March 12 | John Alexander

A little over two weeks ago, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce joined elected officials and community leaders at a meal in Sunset Park to help dispel coronavirus fears in Brooklyn’s Chinatown, which includes Sunset Park and Bensonhurst. “Not only are the restaurants suffering, but the delivery people who deliver goods are suffering. And it’s not […]

Industry City. Photo by Paul Frangipane

Industry City expansion plan receives boost from Brooklyn BP Eric Adams

March 10 | Scott Enman

Industry City’s contentious waterfront expansion plan received a major win on Monday after Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams issued his recommendations for the rezoning, effectively approving three of four proposed actions — one with conditions — and disapproving the fourth action with conditions. Adams, who is running for mayor, voted to approve the applicant’s request […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio held a press briefing at NYC Emergency Management headquarters on March 9, 2020 to give the latest updates on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

Coronavirus spreads in Brooklyn as statewide cases surge

March 9 | Mary Frost

The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Brooklyn increased over the weekend, bringing the total number of patients in New York City to 20, with many more in either voluntary or mandatory isolation. New York state has 143 confirmed cases, putting it “right up at the top in the country,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said […]

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