As primary approaches, Brooklyn plays big role

In the final days before today’s New York Primary, Brooklyn continued to play a major role in Democratic presidential politics. Not only did former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. … Full Article

Prospect Park Zoo debuts adorable little foxes

Two adorable little foxes with remarkably big ears are making their public debut at Brooklyn’s Prospect Park Zoo. … Full Article

Union workers paint the Mary A. Whalen for free

Painters Ahoy! Here are photos the Brooklyn Eagle took of unionized workers spiffing up the Mary A. Whalen, free of charge. … Full Article

Debate security: Elite NYPD squad stands guard in Downtown Brooklyn

Members of the NYPD’s elite Strategic Response Group (SRG) set up a staging area on Tillary Street in Downtown Brooklyn on Thursday prior to the Hillary Clinton / Bernie Sanders debate. … Full Article

Clinton, Sanders keep sniping after Brooklyn debate

As if their two-hour televised debate at the Brooklyn Navy Yard wasn’t enough time to attack each other, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. … Full Article

Parks Dept. calling for a café at Cadman Plaza parkhouse

A small parkhouse in Cadman Plaza Park, at the corner of Tillary Street and Cadman Plaza West, could soon be the site of a café, according to the city. … Full Article

Democratic Debate Preview: The Eagle’s inside look at the Brooklyn Navy Yard showdown

There’s a palpable energy in the air in the streets of Downtown Brooklyn. Walking down the sidewalks, one notices an abnormal number of police officers. Every few minutes, fleets of unmarked black cars and news vans zip past. … Full Article

Jehovah’s Witnesses reach $700M handshake deal for Brooklyn Heights plot

There's big news about the Watchtower's Brooklyn Heights headquarters and massive development site at 85 Jay St. in DUMBO. … Full Article

Advocates seek half-fare Metrocards for low-income riders

On the heels of a shocking new report showing that one in four low-income New Yorkers cannot afford to use public transportation, two groups, the Community Service Society of New York and the Riders Alliance, announced the start of a “Fair Fares” campaign to obtain half-fare MetroCards for  … Full Article

Landmark status for St. Augustine's Church, and a whole swath of Park Slope

Sing Choirs Of Angels! St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church is now officially recognized as a historic city site. It happened in a circuitous way. … Full Article


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