Mayor Bill de Blasio’s  plan to redo 21 acres of underused green space from Borough Hall to Brooklyn Bridge Park into a “spiffy linear park,” reported on by Brooklyn Daily Eagle Real Estate Editor Lore Croghan, is a continuation of a series of proposals put forth by the Brooklyn Tech Triangle Coalition last year. De Blasio’s terminology Read More →


A pop-up restaurant is all the rage with DUMBO’s lunch crowd, selling out on its first day on Wednesday. But don’t fret: Little Nica, serving Quesillo (typical Ecuadorian street fare), will be open daily (on weekdays) until September. The exotic cuisine–Ecuadorian food is a rare find in the city–is currently available within a tiny takeout restaurant at 145 Read More →

De Blasio announces funding for ‘Brooklyn Strand,’ new parks, street overhauls Bring on the cash and let’s get this party started! Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a package of investments for Downtown Brooklyn Wednesday to stimulate neighborhood economic development — with plans to remake “Brooklyn Strand,” which is 21 acres of underused green space from Read More →

Dodge Y lecture growing older wisely

  On Tuesday, July 8 the Dodge YMCA hosted Growing Older Wisely, the 8th program in their Lecture Series. This panel presentation featured speakers Ronald Fatoullah, Esq., Elder Law attorney and Financial Advisor and Carol Adams, Esq., Estate Planning attorney from the law firm of Ronald Fatoullah & Associates, as well as Russell Eisgrub, Caregiver Program Read More →