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Around the city, people have installed "ghost bikes" in memory of those who have lost their lives in bike accidents. This one is at Church Avenue and Nostrand Avenue in Flatbush. Eagle file photo by Todd Maisel

Brooklyn’s most dangerous intersections are in Williamsburg, Flatbush and Downtown

February 11 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Over the past five years, eight single-lane intersections in Brooklyn have produced 26 pedestrian injuries and 29 bicycle injuries, according to a study released on Friday by Localize.city, a real estate website that gives potential buyers detailed information about their neighborhoods. While local streets may have less traffic than multi-lane ones and fewer overall crashes, […]

Bay Ridge Lawyers Association to host CLE Winter Seminar in Atlantic City

February 6 | By Rob Abruzzese Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association is packing up and heading south for the winter. Not too far south, though — the organization will host its annual winter seminar in Atlantic City this weekend at the Tropicana hotel. The seminar will include six guest speakers for five separate lectures worth a total of five continuing legal education […]

Dyker homeowners seek Cuomo’s help to lower property taxes

February 5 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Carl Esposito’s property tax bill is going to be $9,600 this year — and he’s not happy about it. “It went up $1,200 from last year,” he said. Esposito, a resident of 64th Street in Dyker Heights, said his parents paid $35,000 when they bought the three-family house in 1961. Today, the home is worth much […]