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Brooklyn Today for April 5

Good morning. Today is the 95th day of the year. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for April 4

Good morning. Today is the 94th day of the year. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for April 3

Good morning. Today is the 93rd day of the year. On this day in 1888, the move inland of the Brighton Beach Hotel began. The hotel, at that time the centerpiece of the Brighton Beach resort area, was built in 1878, but a series of storms threatened to swamp the hotel. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for March 29

Good morning. Today is the 88th day of the year. On this day in 1941, what was then known as the Ingersoll Branch and is now known as the Central Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library opened at Grand Army Plaza. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for March 28

Good morning. Today is the 87th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of March 28, 1902, reported that some “strange men” had been going around to Catholic neighborhoods in Brooklyn, selling people prayers that were not sanctioned by the church. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for March 22

Good morning. Today is the 81st day of the year. On this day in 1906, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported that the city’s Rapid Transit Commission had approved an extension of what was known as the “Fort Hamilton Line” (today’s R train) to Coney Island.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for March 21

Good morning. Today is the 80th day of the year. On this day in 1864, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle ran a report of a sermon given by the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher, the pastor of Plymouth Church in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for March 20

Good morning. Today is the 79th day of the year. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for March 19

Good morning. Today is the 78th day of the year. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for March 18

Good morning. Today is the 77th day of the year. On this day in 1870, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle ran a story headlined “St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in Brooklyn.” It said that year’s St. … Full Article

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