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Triplet baby otters debut at Prospect Park Zoo

Three North American river otter pups have made their public debut at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo. The three otters are all male and were born on Feb. 25. The pups have yet to be named. … Full Article

Congressional tribute to fire lieutenant killed in Williamsburg blaze

The story of the bravery of Fire Lt. Gordon “Matt” Ambelas, who was killed in a two-alarm blaze in Williamsburg over the Fourth of July weekend, reached all the way from Brooklyn to Washington D.C. as members of the House of Representatives paid tribute to the late fire hero. … Full Article

OPINION: Brooklyn Strand: A welcome development

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s  plan to redo 21 acres of underused green space from Borough Hall to Brooklyn Bridge Park into a “spiffy linear park,” reported on by Brooklyn Daily Eagle Real Estate Editor Lore Croghan, is a continuation of a series of proposals put forth b … Full Article

Teens charged with firearms trafficking at Lafayette Gardens

Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson, together with New York City Police Commissioner William J. … Full Article

Nicaraguan street food ‘pops-up’ in DUMBO

A pop-up restaurant is all the rage with DUMBO's lunch crowd, selling out on its first day on Wednesday. But don't fret: Little Nica, serving Quesillo (typical Nicaraguan street fare), will be open daily (on weekdays) until September.
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BAM R&B Festival: Live concerts at MetroTech

Now in its 20th year, Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) R&B Festival at MetroTech, which began in June, will continue through July and the beginning of August, featuring R&B legends alongside groundbreaking emerging artists.   … Full Article

Books Beneath the Bridge series continues with scenic backdrop

Books and bridges have long been defining components of Brooklyn’s identity, characterizing this scenic literary hub. … Full Article

Viva Downtown Brooklyn!

Bring on the cash and let's get this party started! … Full Article

Budding community groups seek alternatives to mass development

“Now under this scenario, what’s the floor area ratio (FAR)?” asked Lacey Tauber, Legislative Director for City Council Member Antonio Reynoso. … Full Article

Alarm raised about ‘dark money’ in de Blasio’s LICH - Fortis letter

The backlash continues against a letter sent out by a de Blasio lobbying group supporting the sale of Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to a developer.   … Full Article


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