More than two years after Superstorm Sandy, Thanksgiving remains a difficult holiday for cash-strapped central Brooklyn residents still struggling to repair their homes. … Full Article
My Brooklyn: Sam Ibrahim

VIDEO: Brooklyn Bridge Marriott general manager discusses Heights memories

Celebrating 75 years of the Brooklyn Heights Press, the Brooklyn Eagle recently interviewed Sam Ibrahim, General Manager of the Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge on his memories of the Heights.  … Full Article

Wednesday Oct. 29: Our World In Pictures

AFGHANISTAN — Afghan Soldier Walks Past Flames from Drug Burning Ceremony: An Afghan police soldier walks past opium and narcotics set on fire during a drug burning ceremony on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday. … Full Article

Accident in Brooklyn Heights brings NYC’s 25-mph speed limit into focus

“That’s why they want to lower the speed limit to 25,” an observer said as FDNY EMTs hoisted a man into an ambulance around 9 p.m. Friday night. … Full Article

New ownership for bike shares in NYC

New York City's bike-sharing program is getting new owners who will improve service and double the system's size within three years, officials announced Tuesday. … Full Article

Cuomo directs flags to half-staff on two-year anniversary of Sandy

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday directed that flags on state government buildings be flown at half-staff today in honor of the 61 men and women who lost their lives to Superstorm Sandy in New York. … Full Article

Tuesday Oct. 28: Our World In Pictures

LAS VEGAS — Brazilian Performers Dance During Rock in Rio Sneak Peak: Brazilian performer Vanessa Nascimento holds Carlinhos de Jesus while dancing during the Rock in Rio USA sneak peak event at the site of the former Circus Circus RV Park on Monday in La … Full Article

Green-Wood Cemetery tour digs up fun facts

One of the liveliest places in Brooklyn is a spot where the dead are buried. … Full Article

Expedited Haitian Family Reunification Program praised by officials

Elected officials and community leaders gathered Thursday afternoon to praise a new program that will expedite the reunification of Haitian families in the United States. … Full Article

Monday Oct. 27: Our World In Pictures

SPAIN — “Senor de los Milagros” Celebrated with Dancing: A woman dances as she participates in a procession honoring The Lord of Miracles "Senor de los Milagros" in Madrid, Spain, on Sunday. … Full Article

Report: Government still ill-equipped to aid small businesses after natural disasters

The federal government not only failed to effectively and timely provide assistance in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, but also remains ill-equipped to assist distressed business owners in another natural disaster despite reforms that were passed and should have been … Full Article


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