• Signing Off

    Thank you for your interest in Brooklyn Brief, a side blog to the Brooklyn Eagle. We are now winding down this publication. Our archive should remain active for a few more months. If you would like to get in touch with our reporters regarding a […]

  • Displacement of Bushwick Tenants: An Artists’ Advocate Weighs In

    In response to our article about Bushwick tenants who are fighting their eviction, we heard from Susan Surface of the Artists Studio Affordability Project, who linked the struggle of low income tenants with artists fighting for affordable space as real estate developers move […]

  • More than $30,000 Awarded to Startups at Brooklyn Public Library

    11th Annual PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Brooklyn Public Library celebrated the finalists and winners of the 11th annual PowerUP! Business Plan Competition Tuesday evening. The event aims to enhance the borough’s economic development by incubating small businesses and supporting Brooklyn’s creative community. The […]

  • Debate Emerges Over Security Measures for Local Houses of Worship

    In the wake of a knife attack at Chabad-Lubavitch world headquarters in Crown Heights, elected representatives debated whether sufficient security measures were in place for local houses of worship. A tension emerged between a desire to keep such institutions open to the public and the […]

  • Few Protections for Bushwick Tenants Month-to-Month for Over a Decade

    Residents of a Bushwick apartment building who have paid rent on a month-to-month basis for over a decade at their landlord’s insistence are now facing eviction after the sale of the property to a real estate developer, despite assurances that they would […]

Debate Emerges Over Security Measures for Local Houses of Worship

standard Debate Emerges Over Security Measures for Local Houses of Worship

In the wake of a knife attack at Chabad-Lubavitch world headquarters in Crown Heights, elected representatives debated whether sufficient security measures were in place for local houses of worship. A tension emerged between a desire to keep such institutions open to the public and the […]

Sunset Park Warehouse to Become Fashion, Manufacturing, and Tech Hub

standard Sunset Park Warehouse to Become Fashion, Manufacturing, and Tech Hub

City to Invest $3.5 Million in Partnership With Developer Salmar Properties In an effort to expand the city’s fashion and manufacturing sectors while also supporting exploration into new technologies, the Economic Development Corporation announced a $3.5 million investment in an “Innovation Hub” in Sunset […]