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Boro prez brings out new tool to re-examine, demand changes in policing: Men in suits

June 9 | Nicholas Williams

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams organized a peaceful protest against police brutality alongside numerous businessmen, marching from Borough Hall to the 84th precinct on Sunday afternoon. Over 100 Black businessmen gathered at Borough Hall, some dressed in black, blue, gray, and beige suits, along with other protesters and some members of the Vulcan Society. The […]

Attorney Eric Palatnik shows a design for development at 265 Front St. to Community Board 2’s Land Use Committee, which rejected the plan. Photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle

R-e-s-p-e-c-t the z-o-n-i-n-g, Vinegar Hill residents tell property owners.

February 21 | Lore Croghan

Michael and Tom Spinard wanted to build a nine-unit apartment building with shops on their corrugated fence-enclosed Vinegar Hill property, which has been a parking lot since the 1950s. Neighborhood residents who oppose their development plan said they got the zoning all wrong. Community Board 2’s Land Use Committee voted down the Spinard brothers’ plan […]

Residential development is planned at two fenced-in lots at the intersection of Front and Gold streets in Vinegar Hill. Photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle

Development will bring neighboring Vinegar Hill sites to life

February 10 | Lore Croghan

Two corner sites at a prime Vinegar Hill intersection have served as parking lots for decades. Now, residential development is headed their way. The intersection is Front and Gold streets in the quirky, picturesque waterfront Brooklyn neighborhood that’s adjacent to tourist magnet DUMBO. One of the corner lots, 251 Front St., was just sold by […]

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