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Brooklyn Today for August 27

Good morning. Today is the 239th day of the year. … Full Article

Brooklyn Daily Eagle for August 26

Good morning. Today is the 238th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of Aug. 26, 1870, reported that John Kelly, owner of the Brooklyn Hotel in San Francisco, planned to visit his old haunts in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for August 23

Good morning. Today is the 235th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of Aug. 23, 1902, contained an ad for “Malt Creamlet Cocoa.” This product, similar to hot chocolate, consisted of squares that were meant to be put into hot water or hot milk, where they would dissolve. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for August 22

Good morning. Today is the 234th day of the year. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for August 21

Good morning. Today is the 233rd day of the year. On this day in 1897, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle carried an article with the headline “Officers Move Against Pool Rooms.” By “pool rooms” they meant not billiard parlors, but places where people made bets on horse races. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for August 20

Good morning. Today is the 232nd day of the year. On this day in 1900, a Fulton Street furniture store known as A.D. Matthews’ Sons ran a large advertisement in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for August 19

Good morning. Today is the 231st day of the year. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for August 16

Good morning. Today is the 228th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of Aug. 16, 1901, took note of the large number of poolrooms existing within a few blocks of Borough Hall. At that time, “poolrooms” meant places, usually saloons, where bets were placed on the horses. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for August 15

Good morning. Today is the 227th day of the year. The front page of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle of Aug. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for August 14

Good morning. Today is the 226th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle for Aug. 14, 1902, carried the unusual story of a 17-year-old young lady, Mamie McFadden of East New York, who went on an excursion boat with fellow members of a lodge but failed to return that evening. … Full Article

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