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Eagle Review & Comment for May 23

Brooklyn Boro
New Light On Liberalism    … Full Article

Memorial Day Parade seeks younger veterans for big march

Bay Ridge
Where are the young guys? The committee organizing the 146th Annual Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade is asking that question as preparations for the big march are being finalized. … Full Article

Howe's Brooklyn For May 22

Brooklyn Boro
Borough Hall Watchdog at 86 … Full Article

Pols play hardball with MTA over Third Avenue bus

Bay Ridge
Lawmakers who held a rain-soaked rally in Bay Ridge on Sunday to call on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to restore the B37 bus, a line that was eliminated three years ago, said they’re determined to win their battle of wills with the agency. … Full Article

NYPD messages to Muslim informant: 'Get pictures'

New York City
A New York Police Department detective told a federal judge that he's seen no evidence that one of his informants brought up the subject of jihad as a way to bait Muslims into making incriminating remarks. But text messages obtained by The Associated Press show otherwise. … Full Article

BP Markowitz announces ‘Brooklyn Lit Match’ teen writing contest

Brooklyn Boro
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz invites Brooklyn high school students to make submissions in the form of a story, a poem, an essay, spoken word or rap for the 8th annual “Brooklyn Lit Match” teen writing contest, a competition held in conjunction with the Brooklyn Bo … Full Article

Brooklyn, ‘Turkish Capitol of America,’ celebrates Ottoman culture

Downtown
The crescent and star of a giant, red Turkish flag bedecked Brooklyn Borough Hall and party-goers sat on the steps to applaud the dramatic pageantry of the Turkish Armed Forces Harmony Band and other performances at Brooklyn’s annual Turkish Cultural Celebration on Thursday, May 16. … Full Article

Howe's Brooklyn

Brooklyn Boro
Heartening Reminders … Full Article

Hasta La Vista, Vito!

Brooklyn Boro
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Assemblyman Vito Lopez said Friday he will resign, not for the sordid claims of sexual harassment of women staffers over, but to run for New York City council. … Full Article

Update On: Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Boro
Tens of thousands of people pass Brooklyn Bridge Park every day. They might be driving past on the BQE or strolling on the Promenade, catching a glimpse from the Brooklyn Bridge or seeing things up close while they wheel along BBP bike paths. … Full Article

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