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Highland Park and other fine sights in Cypress Hills

Do you know the way to Highland Park? And we don't mean the affluent North Shore Chicago suburb. That name is shared by a city park with a stunning reservoir and a fascinating mini-neighborhood that's part of Cypress Hills, Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

Jackie Robinson, Mae West and Piet Mondrian rest in peace at Cypress Hills Cemetery

Jackie Robinson. Mae West. Piet Mondrian. A War of 1812 veteran who lived until 1905.

Four VIPs from very different milieus share the same eternal resting place — Cypress Hills Cemetery.  … Full Article
 

A fine old firehouse, and other East Flatbush sights

You folks in Brooklyn Heights probably think Remsen Street is the only Brooklyn road named after the  Dutch family that was among the early settlers of our borough. … Full Article
 

Pieter Claesen Wyckoff House in East Flatbush is New York state's oldest building

Put this East Flatbush home on your list of must-visit sites this spring: Pieter Claesen Wyckoff House, the oldest building in New York state. … Full Article
 

Jackie Robinson's East Flatbush home sold for nearly $1 million

Jackie Robinson's East Flatbush house is now a Million-Dollar Baby. Almost. The house where Robinson, who famously broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball, lived in the late 1940s sold for nearly $1 million this past January. … Full Article
 

Hundreds head to Canarsie to try Frank Seddio’s cooking

Hon. Frank Seddio, the Democratic Party boss in Kings County and current president of the Brooklyn Bar Association, is a man of many talents, but perhaps his most distinguished ability is his flair for cooking. … Full Article
 

State Sen. Tony Avella joins Brownsville Cultural Coalition's fight to save Our Lady of Loreto

Madonna mia!

Our Lady of Loreto has a new protector: State Sen. Tony Avella. … Full Article
 

Parker: Democrats trying to save health care in New York State

As President Donald Trump and the Republican leadership in Congress move toward repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Democrats in the New York state Senate are working on a plan to ensure that the state’s residents will still be able to get insurance coverage. … Full Article
 

Cuomo’s $1.4B ‘Vital Brooklyn’ plan would invest heavily in Central Brooklyn

Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined a $1.4 billion initiative on Thursday that aims to transform Central Brooklyn, long one of the most troubled areas in the city. … Full Article
 

SUNY appoints new president for financially challenged Downstate Medical Center

The State University of New York (SUNY) board of trustees on Tuesday announced the appointment of Dr. Wayne J. Riley as president of financially troubled SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

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