Bay Ridge precinct council shows love for children

The 68th Precinct Community Council, which works to serve as a bridge between police and the public in the Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights area, has sought to expand its mission in recent years to include charitable endeavors. … Full Article

Citi Bike a surprising success in Bed-Stuy, study finds

An eye-opening new report sheds light on the surprising success of the Citi Bike bicycle-sharing program in Bedford-Stuyvesant and offers suggestions on how to replicate that achievement in other low-income communities of color around New York City. … Full Article

Mayor de Blasio nominates Eric Landau to lead Brooklyn Bridge Park

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday nominated Eric Landau to serve as president of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation, the Mayor’s Office announced. Landau will lead the 85-acre park’s continued expansion, oversee its daily operations and foster its long-term stability. … Full Article

Brooklyn Borough Hall rally protests Trump’s HUD budget cuts

Melissa Del Valle Ortiz, 47, lives with her two adult children in a 40-building, Section 8 development on Sixth Avenue in Sunset Park, which houses roughly 400 families. Her son has autism and her daughter, who she calls a “creative spirit,” is struggling to find a job. … Full Article

First look at Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse

Visitors to Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) this spring might notice a new structure rising in the hills east of Pier 5’s popular picnic area. … Full Article

BP Adams hosts fourth annual Women’s History Month celebration

On Thursday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hosted the Fourth Annual Women’s History Month Celebration at Borough Hall. The event recognized a distinguished group of honorees from various vocations. … Full Article

This week's Brooklyn Eagle Weekly Edition

This week's edition of the Brooklyn Eagle Weekly is now available to be read electronically! Peter Stamelman's Q&A with New York City Ballet dancer Tiler Peck is on our cover, and all 36 pages— including inBrooklyn— can now be read online. … Full Article

Federation of Italian-American Organizations holds 40th anniversary gala

On Sunday, the Federation of Italian-American Organizations (FIAO) celebrated its 40th anniversary gala at El Caribe with community leaders attending to salute this year’s honorees.  … Full Article

EPA: Gowanus Canal cleanup fund nearly depleted, Trump won’t help

The Gowanus Canal’s cleanup fund is on the verge of running out and President Donald Trump is not coming to the rescue. … Full Article

BP Adams honors high-profile detectives, firefighters at borough’s latest ‘heroes of the month’

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams was recently joined by FDNY Commissioner Daniel A. … Full Article


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