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Earl Weiner and Gina Ingoglia received the seventh annual DeWitt Clinton Award for Excellence in front of some 300 friends, fellow board members and elected officials at a fundraising gala at the h … Full Article

DOT designates McGuinness Boulevard a ‘Slow Zone’

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative has come to North Brooklyn. … Full Article
Brooklynites Sing the Parking Spot Blues

VIDEO: Parking woes in Brooklyn Heights

Parking in Brooklyn Heights is unlike any other area. It's a hunt to find parking, even if you are a resident in the area! The Brooklyn Eagle looked into the issue in this video, which is sure to resonate with anyone who deals with the Heights on a daily basis.
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FDA mulls ban on ‘torture’ in boarding schools

The federal Food and Drug Administration is considering imposing a ban on “aversive conditioning” techniques, including shock treatments, in boarding schools for developmentally disabled students, a move that won praise from Councilman Vincent Gentile, who has been speaking out against the distur … Full Article

Brooklyn Nets' Jason Collins named one of TIME's 100 most influential people

Brooklyn Nets forward Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in one of the four major American sports, has been named to TIME magazine's annual list of the world's 100 most influential people. … Full Article

Brooklyn design team unveils splashy plan for pool in East River

Forget schlepping to Jones Beach or down the Jersey Shore. A Brooklyn design team said Tuesday that New York's East River could be the next great place for a summer swim. … Full Article

New York AG seeks Airbnb's NYC sublet information

Most New York City rentals listed by the global website Airbnb appear to violate state law, according to the New York attorney general who's trying to subpoena information about nearly 16,000 so-called "hosts" renting apartments. … Full Article

Bushwick Inlet Park wins prestigious architectural award

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced on Tuesday that Bushwick Inlet Park from local firm Kiss + Cathcart, Architects was one of the 2014 winners of the prestigious 2014 COTE Top 10 Award. … Full Article

Southern Brooklyn to join worldwide commemoration of Holocaust victims

On April 27, residents of southern Brooklyn will join the rest of the world in commemorating the loss of millions of victims of the Holocaust. … Full Article

Groups demand 'responsible' contractors at Brooklyn Bridge Park and Watchtower development sites

City officials and workers' advocates kicked off three weeks of action at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Tuesday, demanding safer working conditions and better training at real estate development sites. … Full Article

Fears over future of iconic Brooklyn Heights St. George Hotel called unfounded

The management company running student housing in the historic St. George Hotel has scotched rumors that a change in use was in the works for the building at 100 Henry St. in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

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