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Rep. Carolyn Maloney honors Taras Shevchenko with visits to her District’s Ukrainian churches

Williamsburg
Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney spent this past Sunday, March 9, visiting Ukrainian churches in the Brooklyn and Queens portions of her district. Congresswoman Maloney has sizable Ukrainian populations in all three boroughs that she represents. … Full Article
 

What's going on with 30 Henry St, the old Eagle digs?

Brooklyn Heights
The Brooklyn Eagle has a swell home high in the sky on Court Street, but sometimes we miss our old digs at 30 Henry St.
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Rehab begins for lonely little landmark, the Coignet Building

Gowanus
At last! It's rehab time. Gowanus' lonely little landmark, the Coignet Building, is getting the long-awaited fix-up its giant neighbor, Whole Foods, has promised. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn’s ‘Nerd Herd’ advances to robot regionals

Downtown
On Saturday, hundreds of high school students and an army of rolling robots filled the gym at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering in Downtown Brooklyn to participate in NYC FIRST’s robotics competition. … Full Article
 

State not responsible for Brooklyn guard’s tortious actions

Downtown
New York state, as an employer, is not responsible for a security guard who punched a wooden bench, injuring a bystander, the Brooklyn appellate court ruled. … Full Article
 

Would you like DUMBO's pink elephant? It's free to pick up right now!

DUMBO
The owners of this lovable pink elephant, which temporarily graced DUMBO's Archway plaza under the Manhattan Bridge, are bidding a fond goodbye to their floppy-eared creation. Here’s the good part: If you can pick up this wooden sculpture yourself, it's free to keep. … Full Article
 

Meeting’s goal: A safer Jay Street

Downtown
Traffic safety advocates have called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to target busy Jay Street as part of his ambitious "Vision Zero" plan to eliminate traffic-related deaths in the city. … Full Article
 

Haitians sue UN over cholera epidemic

Downtown
A new lawsuit has been filed by 1,500 Haitian plaintiffs against the United Nations over a cholera outbreak that has killed thousands in the Caribbean nation. … Full Article
 

OPINION: Spike Lee’s half-right

Fort Greene
Recently, Brooklyn-raised filmmaker Spike Lee made waves when he complained about the gentrification of his former neighborhood, Fort Greene, which has a large African-American community. … Full Article
 

SKETCHES OF COURT: Shelter employee who was attacked seeks damages in spinal-injury case

Downtown
In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Peter Sweeney (right) listens as attorney Thomas Moverman (standing), partner in the law firm Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, makes his opening statement to a jury in Kings County Civil Term last Tuesday during the bifurcated trial of Valerie Lewis v. … Full Article
 

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