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An 1870s Clinton Hill mansion gets White House-style columns and a black aluminum facade

It’s a renovation fit for a president — or unfit, depending on whom you ask. … Full Article

The Eagle’s guide to Brooklyn’s Nxivm 'sex cult'

A cult allegedly recruited slaves to have sex with the shadowy founder of a supposed self-help group — and it was all happening in buildings Brooklynites pass every day.  … Full Article


Rats the size of burritos feast on Chipotle’s trash in Brooklyn Heights

Supersized rats have been feasting on the all-you-can-eat trash buffet in front of Chipotle in Brooklyn Heights, but locals are the ones who’ve had their fill. The popular Montague Street eatery dumps its garbage out front around 6 p.m. every evening, giving rats hours of feeding time. … Full Article

Booth in Prospect Park is relic of 19th-century road

The unusual octagonal booth near the Children’s Corner of Prospect Park, which many people mistake for an information booth, is actually a relic of an early toll road that connected the town of Flatbush to the city of Brooklyn,  … Full Article

Bias attacks against Jews reported in Crown Heights

Two unprovoked attacks against Orthodox Jews in Crown Heights were reported last week and have upset the community, according to ABC7.  … Full Article

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor postpones event at Brooklyn Bar Association

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor postponed an event at the Brooklyn Bar Association after she fractured her shoulder earlier in the month. Her appearance is expected to be rescheduled for a date to be announced. … Full Article

More cops, cameras should control unruly crowds in Brooklyn Bridge Park, president says

Officials at Brooklyn Bridge Park say this summer season will be safer and saner season this summer thanks to stepped up police enforcement and a rash of new surveillance cameras that hope to prevent the outbreaks of mayhem that have marred the waterfront oasis in years past. … Full Article

Oh snap! Cold spring may make Botanic Garden's cherry blossom festival unbe-leaf-able

Come for the Japanese culture, come back for the cherry blossoms. … Full Article


Crown Heights board chair resigns after controversy

Brooklyn Community Board 9, representing Crown Heights South and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, has lost is fourth chair in four years, according to The Q at Parkside.  … Full Article

Edible Art: A Hot Dog Bus is coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park this summer

Get your hot dogs here! Brooklynites won't have to travel to Nathan's in Coney Island to get delicious (yet dangerously greasy) hot dogs this summer. … Full Article


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