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Brooklyn BookBeat: ‘Kalamazoo Gals,’ WWII guitar crafters, have modern day heirs in Gowanus guitar shop

Only a Gibson is Good Enough” was the popular guitar brand’s slogan. Coined in the 1940s, the phrase appeared prominently on the golden banners adorning the headstocks of Gibson's World War II guitars. … Full Article
 

Plaudits for new Squibb Bridge to Brooklyn Bridge Park

A newly-opened wooden “trail bridge,” zig-zagging dramatically downward from Squibb Park in Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park, captivated those who ventured onto it at lunchtime Friday. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Bookbeat: Bestselling author of “Angelology” releases sequel

Acclaimed author Danielle Trussoni will be releasing her latest novel this month. … Full Article
 

FREE AT LAST: Judge releases man wrongfully imprisoned in 1990 murder of a Brooklyn rabbi

A man who spent more than two decades behind bars was freed by a judge on Thursday after a reinvestigation of his case cast serious doubt on evidence used to convict him in the shooting of a Brooklyn rabbi.  … Full Article
 

Temporary recreational haven coming soon for Domino site

Earlier this month, the Eagle reported on Two Trees’ ambitious plans for a residential-commercial-open space development … Full Article
 

Judge to Hynes: Too late for retrial in 1989 robbery-murder

The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office has been barred from retrying a man who was wrongly charged and subsequently convicted of a 1989 robbery and murder.  … Full Article
 

Teacher sentenced to 35 years for sexually abusing students

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes yesterday announced the sentencing of Jeffrey Kaye, 50, a teacher at a test preparatory school in Sunset Park, to 35 years in prison for sexually abusing five students in 2007, 2010 and 2011.   … Full Article
 

OPINION: Vision for Brooklyn does not include Walmart

According to many, Brooklyn is in the midst of a Renaissance. There are Brooklyn restaurants in the Michelin guide and Brooklyn apartments in Architectural Digest. You can order a Brooklyn lager in Hong Kong. … Full Article
 

Brooklynites contribute to magical `Turandot’ at Sarasota Opera

After receiving postcards from the Sarasota Opera for many years, we finally got to this Florida oasis on Friday, March 15, when we saw “Turandot.”  … Full Article
 

Alexandra Bowie elected BHA president

The Brooklyn Heights Association has elected Alexandra Bowie, seen here, as its new president, succeeding Jane McGroarty., … Full Article
 

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