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Despite controversy, ‘Marvelous’ Heights architect leads transformative projects

Like an albatross, controversy seems to drape itself over some of the biggest Brooklyn projects of architect Jonathan Marvel. … Full Article
Nine Injured In Crown Heights Fire

BROOKLYN EAGLE VIDEO: Nine injured in Crown Heights blaze

A fire broke out Wednesday morning in Crown Heights, engulfing three houses on St. Marks Avenue in thick plumes of smoke. Residents living in three houses numbered 1228, 1230 and 1232 had to escape the dangerous flames. … Full Article

Snowden image makes brief return appearance at Fort Greene Park

A day after an unauthorized 100-pound bust of controversial whistleblower Edward J. Snowden was removed from Fort Greene Park, a group of artists projected a hologram of the bust in the exact same location. … Full Article

Glory days coming back to Brooklyn Paramount Theatre

The legendary Brooklyn Paramount Theatre – where generations of Brooklynites applauded performances by stars like Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby and Chuck Berry – is being restored to its former glory. … Full Article

HeartShare Gala raises big bucks for non-profit agency

Celebrities from the worlds of movies, television and radio pitched in to help the Brooklyn-based organization HeartShare Human Services of New York raise nearly $600,000 at its 2015 Spring Gala and Auction at the New York Marriott Marquis, an event that attracted more than 950 guests. … Full Article

NYC housing focus needs to help homeless, too, advocates say

The homeless should have a bigger place in New York City's ambitious affordable housing push, advocates said Tuesday, arguing that two issues often viewed separately need to be tackled in tandem. … Full Article

Memorial set at Brooklyn Botanic Garden for Gina Weiner, 76, beloved botanical writer, illustrator, tireless volunteer

A special memorial to Gina Ingoglia Weiner has been scheduled for Sunday, June 7, at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. … Full Article

Brooklyn Nets welcome Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC to Barclays Center

The Brooklyn Nets on Monday welcomed Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (BBBS of NYC) to Barclays Center as part of the organization’s year-long campaign to highlight the impact of mentoring and raise awareness of the ur … Full Article

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