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Welcome to picturesque Vinegar Hill. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

10 things to know about Vinegar Hill

July 8 | Lore Croghan

Oh DUMBO, we love you. But sometimes we need a brief break — from the exuberant tourists, the long lines waiting to buy lunch from the food trucks, the relentlessly pounding jackhammers outside our office windows. Don’t get me wrong. DUMBO is magnificent. The Brooklyn Eagle‘s digital offices operate out of a repurposed industrial building with an […]

Here’s a first look at the design for the entrance area of planned Adams Street Library in DUMBO. Rendering courtesy of Brooklyn Public Library

A first look at the new DUMBO library

June 12 | Mary Frost

Brooklyn Public Library unveiled on Tuesday a first look at the designs for the newest — and smallest — addition to its network: the Adams Street Library in DUMBO. Renderings show the branch, which is the first new one in 36 years, will have separate sections for children, teens and adults, along with a meeting […]

70 Hudson Ave. Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

Well-known Manhattan cafe opens outpost in Vinegar Hill

October 3 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Cafe Gitane, a well-known Nolita, Manhattan, eatery, has opened an outpost in Vinegar Hill. The new Brooklyn spot, at 70 Hudson Ave., has 10 tables and a turntable. The menu is less extensive than the Nolita original, focusing on brunch and snacks, according to Brownstoner. Cafe Gitane closes at 6 p.m. on weeknights but is […]

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