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Crime on Poplar Street Today

McBrooklyn’s scanner picked up the dispatch of police to Poplar Street this afternoon to search for a man, described as light skinned Hispanic and wearing a black hoodie, alleged to have commited one or more robberies on that street. Update: from the two comments this post has drawn, it appears to me (it’s been a […]

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Brooklyn Holiday Events Galore This Weekend and Next

Besides the tree lighting and caroling on Wednesday, December 18, there are other local seasonal events coming up. If you know of anything not listed here, please add a comment. Today (Friday, December 6) until 3:00 p.m. Plymouth Church School is having its Holiday Bazaar, with lots of gifts for sale. Enter through the Beecher […]

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Fortune House Closing May Be Result of Legal Troubles

The closing of Fortune House, a popular Chinese restaurant on Henry Street, may have been caused by legal problems, in the form of a lawsuit by employees. McBrooklyn: The restaurant is being sued by three employees — Manuel Chiqui, Angel Miranda-Alvarado and Eddie Miranda-Vasquez — in a case related to the Fair Labor Standards Act. […]

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As If a Winter Storm on April 1 Wasn’t Enough…

…check out this story on McBrooklyn.

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Ditch Plains Drop-In at Pier 1 Re-Opens This Weekend

Ditch Plains Drop-In, the popular food vendor located near the entrance to Pier 1 of Brooklyn Bridge Park, will re-open this weekend after a winter recess. According to Eater, “[t]hey’ll be serving sandwiches, hot dogs, ice cream, and kid-friendly lunch boxes.” Photo by MK Metz, from McBrooklyn.

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Brooklyn Eagle Offices May Go to “Trendier” Gowanus

We noted earlier that the building housing the home offices of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle and allied papers, including the Brooklyn Heights Press, at 60 Henry Street, has been listed for sale. McBrooklyn now reports a rumor that the paper’s owners are looking at space in “trendier (and less expensive) Gowanus”, and may open a […]

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Car Crash at Henry and Middagh

There was a severe car crash at Henry and Middagh streets this afternoon which resulted in injuries to both drivers and extensive damage to both cars, one of which was propelled by the force of the impact off the street and against the wall of the building housing the offices of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. […]

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Sideways Smart Cars Cause Controversy on Henry Street

McBrooklyn reports on a Smart Car parking dust up Monday in front of the Brooklyn Heights Cinema.  The lil “critters” were parked in front of the theater as part of a promotion around the Brooklyn Film Festival happening there this week.  Mickey B picks it up from there: The idea was to show how the […]

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A Hunka Hunka Burning Taxi

A taxicab caught fire and burned to a crisp on Cadman Plaza Plaza West and Middagh Street yesterday afternoon, McBrooklyn reports. Coincidentally at the scene as well was the Brooklyn Eagle’s Mary Frost who reports:

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