In anticipation of the upcoming “Secret Brooklyn” talk by Michelle Young and Augustin Pasquet at the Historic Montauk Club, Brooklyn Eagle Discovery Events attended their Untapped Cities “Sec … Full Article

Albany’s failure to approve faster, cheaper fix for BQE ‘a disgrace,’ say Brooklyn officials

In another of Albany’s epic misses, the state Legislature ended its session last week having failed to authorize the city’s use of the “design-build” bidding process to expedite the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway’s (BQE) long-overdue $1.9 billion rehabilitation. … Full Article

The Salaam Club of New York presents scholarships to three deserving recipients

The Salaam Club of New York held its monthly dinner at La Sajj restaurant in Bay Ridge on Thursday to honor deserving young students with a scholarship award. The three recipients were selected from a group of 11 applicants, based on their exemplary grades and community service. … Full Article

Gay Pride Parades sound a note of resistance, and face some

Tens of thousands of people waving rainbow flags lined streets for gay pride parades Sunday in coast-to-coast events that took both celebratory and political tones, the latter a reaction to what some see as new threats to gay rights in the Trump era. … Full Article

Guild for Exceptional Children says thanks to ‘Exceptional Friends’

If it takes a village to raise a child, then it also takes a village to help the Guild for Exceptional Children (GEC) fulfill its mission. … Full Article

Broken windows policing focus of Sunset Park forum

“Broken windows,” a crime-fighting theory practiced by NYPD for decades, holds that putting an emphasis on fighting quality-of-life crimes such as vandalism, public drinking and turnstile-jumping helps to create an atmosphere of law and order  … Full Article

Brooklyn Today June 26: "Coaster King of Coney Island" Returns

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 81°, Night 64°, increasing clouds … Full Article

Monday June 26, Our World in Pictures

PERU — Patrol Officers Participate in Ceremony: Covered in mud, members of the civil defense patrol known as "Ronderos" attend an official ceremony in Puerto Ocopa on Saturday. … Full Article

Sunday June 25, Our World in Pictures

MEXICO – International Pride Parades: A reveler holds his dog as he takes part in Mexico City's gay pride parade, Saturday. Thousands marched down Paseo de la Reforma for one of the largest gay pride events in Latin America. … Full Article

Saturday June 24, Our World in Pictures

CHINA – Landslide: In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, emergency personnel work at the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, Saturday. … Full Article

Department of Buildings vacates illegally constructed apartments in Dyker Heights

According to a spokesperson for the Department of Buildings (DOB), on Thursday, the DOB made an inspection at 1317 73rd St. responding to a 311 complaint. Upon arrival, DOB inspectors observed an illegally constructed apartment in the cellar, with unpermitted gas and plumbing lines. … Full Article


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