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At Brooklyn’s Emergency Preparedness Forum on Tuesday night, Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Commissioner Joseph Esposito told the packed Borough Hall courtroom, “The main thing is, be prepare … Full Article

Sharpton protest plan draws fire

Plans by the Rev. Al Sharpton to lead a march across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Aug. 23 to protest the chokehold death of Eric Garner and other alleged acts of police brutality has drawn a firestorm of criticism from officials on both sides of the Bay Ridge-Staten Island span. … Full Article

NYPD commissioner Bratton: Police choke video 'disturbing'

NYPD Commissioner William Bratton says widely seen video of a fatal choke hold incident is "disturbing" but doesn't tell the whole story. Bratton conceded Friday on CBS "This Morning" that the snippet from a longer video has really struck a chord with the public. … Full Article

Raised in Brooklyn, WWII vet who found Hitler's top hat dies at 88

ALBANY— Richard Marowitz was just a day removed from witnessing the horrors of Dachau when he found a top hat on a shelf in a closet in Adolf Hitler's Munich apartment. … Full Article

Sunset Park couple offering $1,000 reward in Shore Haven anti-Muslim case

A prominent Sunset Park couple, angered by the recent case in which anti-Muslim fliers were distributed in a Bensonhurst apartment complex, have announced that they are personally offering a $1,000 reward to anyone providing information to police leading to the arrest of those responsible for the … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park board to move forward with Pier 6 development

A passionate crowd packed Wednesday’s Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation board meeting at Borough Hall, despite it being held at 3 p.m. on a work day. … Full Article

MTA to put more B1 buses on 86th Street

Take heart, all of you exasperated B1 bus riders! Your long, long wait for a bus to arrive may finally end. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is rolling out more B1 buses to ease congestion and long wait times. … Full Article

Macon St. in Bed-Stuy deemed Brooklyn's ‘Greenest’ block

Brooklyn is famous for its tree-lined blocks — especially Macon Street between Howard and Ralph avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesant. … Full Article

Top comments from our exclusive LICH billing exposé

Eagle reporter Mary Frost's in-depth, exclusive report on how SUNY mismanaged and lost more than $100 million in LICH funds elicited over a dozen passionate and heartfelt … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park unveils 14 design proposals for Pier 6

On Wednesday, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation released details of 14 different design proposals for residential development at two sites near Pier 6, at the foot of Atlantic Avenue. … Full Article

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