Community Board 11 blasts city over snow removal

Bensonhurst and Bath Beach were treated like second class citizens by New York City this winter, according to officials at Community Board 11, who charged that the Department of Sanitation was slow to plow the white stuff off local streets after major snowstorms. … Full Article

Monday March 16, Our World In Pictures

NEW HAMPSHIRE — Hikers Take On Mount Washington: In this March 10 photo, Gary Gustafson, 58, leads Linda Dewey, 54, up an icy trail on the summit cone of Mount Washington. … Full Article
Brooklyn Heights Library: The Future-Part 2

BROOKLYN EAGLE VIDEO: The future of the Brooklyn Heights Library

The future of the Brooklyn Heights Public Library was discussed by members of the Community Advisory Committee last week. Attendees remarked on the presentation, as documented by the Eagle's Dipti Kumar.   … Full Article
Brooklyn Heights Public Library Is Being Torn Down

BROOKLYN EAGLE VIDEO: Brooklyn Public Library officials face blunt questions about Brooklyn Heights branch

The Brooklyn Heights Public Library is getting redeveloped and the business library will be relocated to Grand Army Plaza. What will the impact be on the community? Who are the major opposers and supporters of this plan? … Full Article

Obituary: Joel P. Wolfe, Restaurant Lisanne founder

 Joel P. Wolfe died on March 2, 2015.  He was 78 years old. … Full Article

Obituary: John Bourne, founding member of Heights Players

John Bourne of Brooklyn died January 9, 2015 at age 90. He was born November 8, 1924 in Kennebunk, Maine, son of Harold Hubbard Bourne, JD, and Sally Goodwin Bourne. His older sisters were Dorothy Rose Swetland, Marcia Bourne Marr and Sally Mullane. … Full Article

Friday March 13, Our World In Pictures

MEXICO CITY — Wild Horse Escapes Charro’s Lasso: In this March 1 photo, a wild horse escapes a charro's lasso during the heeling event, in which a charro must catch the horse's back legs with his rope, at a charreada in Mexico City. … Full Article

Illegal home conversion fears spread beyond southwest Brooklyn

Concerns over illegal home conversions, which have reached a fever pitch in communities like Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights, are showing signs of spreading beyond southwest Brooklyn. … Full Article

Thursday March 12, Our World In Pictures

FERGUSON, Mo. — Police Guard Corner After 2 Officers Were Shot: Police guard the corner off Adams Street and South Florissant Road after two officers were shot while standing guard in front of the Ferguson Police Station on Thursday. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Historical Society looks at Ovington Village

The Bay Ridge Historical Society is getting ready for spring by planning an ambitious agenda of programs highlighting not only Bay Ridge’s past, but the history of Brooklyn Heights as well. … Full Article


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