INDIA — Kite-Flying Endangers Birds: Locals fly kites on rooftops during Independence Day celebrations in the old quarters of New Delhi on Thursday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Milestones & Memorials: Martha Rubin, 85, gracious author, benefactor in education, gardening and environmental activism

For many decades, transplanted Texan Martha (Marty) Rubin was a gracious leading figure in Brooklyn cultural and educational life. She died peacefully in her sleep on Feb. 7, 2017 at her home in Brooklyn Heights. … Full Article

Brooklyn Milestones & Memorials: Charles, 95, and Lucille, 90: Beloved Plotz couple traveled world for medicine, botany, civil rights

For many decades in Brooklyn, first in Park Slope, then Brooklyn Heights, the well-traveled Charles and Lucille Plotz were cherished as leaders in civic, cultural and medical circles. … Full Article

Brooklyn Milestones & Memorials: Seth Faison, 93, transformational civic leader in Brooklyn Heights, at BAM

Seth S. Faison, a Brooklyn native who led efforts to revive and strengthen the borough through its institutions, died peacefully at his home on Pierrepont Street on March 7. He was 93. … Full Article

Parks Dept. to present design for long-awaited repairs to Brooklyn War Memorial

The campaign to restore the shamefully crumbling Brooklyn War Memorial will inch another step forward on Monday, March 20, when Michelle Langley, an architect with the city’s Parks Department, will present a design for the first phase of renovations at a Community Board 2 committee meeting. … Full Article

Park Slope hosts 42nd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade this Sunday

Irish eyes will be smiling in Brooklyn this weekend as Park Slope hosts its 42nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday. In fact, it might be the next best thing to celebrating back home in the Erin Isle. … Full Article

‘The Ides of Trump’ campaign could be a bonanza for the U.S. Postal Service

Thousands of Americans have a message — actually, a written message — for President Donald Trump today: “Beware the Ides of Trump.” … Full Article

Scenes from Brooklyn Heights during Winter Storm Stella

The Brooklyn Eagle took a windy stroll through Brooklyn Heights during Winter Storm Stella on Tuesday. Enterprising shovelers were in action on the streets and sidewalks, and valiant Parks Department employees fought a constant battle to keep the Promenade and its entrances clear. … Full Article

Winter Storm Stella scares selfie snappers away from everyone's favorite street for photos in DUMBO

O.M.G. There's no-bo-dy. Winter Storm Stella has scared selfie snappers from their favorite spot in DUMBO, the intersection of Washington and Water Streets.    … Full Article

Tuesday March 14, Our World In Pictures

IRAQ — Gunshots Ring Out: A woman holds her daughters as gunshots are heard in a neighborhood recently liberated by Iraqi security forces in western Mosul on Tuesday. … Full Article


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