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Williamsburg prayer service, human chain bolsters Ukraine solidarity

August 29 | Francesca Norsen Tate

As part of a prayer service recognizing Ukrainian Independence Day, (marked on August 24), Monsignor Jamie Gigantiello, Pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel-Annunciation Parish, on Sunday morning led a Human chain between two churches in Williamsburg — from Annunciation Roman Catholic Church (corner of North 5th and Havemeyer streets, to Holy Ghost Ukrainian Catholic […]

Affordable housing lottery opens at Domino Sugar Factory’s One South First

January 10 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

The new year is kicking off with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for apartment hunters searching for new homes in 2022. A total of 89 affordable housing units at One South First are now open for applications on the city’s Housing lottery website. The 330-unit building features over 25% affordable apartments including studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments for New Yorkers […]

Full Board vote next on River Ring after chaotic committee meeting

September 10 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

An unruly virtual meeting of Community Board 1 ended with a close vote on the River Ring development proposal to build new homes and a park along the Williamsburg waterfront. By a vote of 11 to 9, the North Brooklyn board’s land use committee narrowly voted to oppose the project unless a series of conditions […]

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