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'Chronicles of Historic Brooklyn’ reveals fascinating, little-known facts about borough

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Brooklyn is booming like never before. But many recently arrived Brooklynites know nothing about the borough’s history. Other Brooklynites, whose families have been in the borough for a long time, may want to know more about their past and to relive their memories. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for September 24

Good morning. Today is the 267th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle for Sept. 24, 1864, carried a preview article about an exhibit of flowers and plants sponsored by the Brooklyn Horticultural Society at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for September 23

Good morning. Today is the 265th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of Sept. 23, 1902, reported on the Republican state convention at Saratoga and the Brooklyn delegation to the convention. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for September 19

Good morning. Today is the 262nd day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of Sept. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for September 18

Good morning. Today is the 262nd day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of September 18, 1902, reported that for several months, officers at the Brooklyn Navy Yard had found that articles of jewelry and clothing were missing, without being able to trace the thefts. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for September 17

Good morning. Today is the 260th day of the year. Police brutality is far from a new issue: The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of Sept. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for September 16

Good morning. Today is the 259th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of Sept. 16, 1902 reported that Borough President Edward Swanstrom had proposed a new subway line down Fourth Avenue to Bay Ridge and then across the Narrows into Staten Island. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for September 13

Good morning. Today is the 256th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of Sept. 13, 1901, carried a report on the condition of President William McKinley, who had been shot by anarchist Leon Czogolsz. … Full Article

Brooklyn Daily Eagle for September 12

Good morning. Today is the 255th day of the year. It’s been a long time since there were woods near Sheepshead Bay, but that’s where a kidnapped girl, Ellen Nagorsky of Midwood, was found by police, according to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle of Sept. 12, 1901. … Full Article

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