President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catcher … Full Article

Homebound elderly residents get special delivery on Thanksgiving

Frail and elderly Bay Ridge residents who couldn’t make it to the homes of relatives for Thanksgiving were still able to enjoy turkey dinners with all the trimmings, thanks to a group of volunteers. … Full Article

Leaders of politics, business, education gather for memorable meal

Vittoria Seafood & Grill, a restaurant on Sheephead Bay's restaurant row, was the setting for a memorable dinner enjoyed by a group of political, business, education and health care leaders brought together for the occasion by the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. … Full Article

94-year-old Brooklyn man tries to sneak a loaded gun onto a plane at LaGuardia

A 94-year-old Brooklyn man was found to be packing heat when he entered a body scanner at a checkpoint at LaGuardia Airport early on Wednesday, Nov. 26 – one of the busiest travel days of the year. … Full Article

City hosts grand re-opening of Dyker Beach Dog Run

Every dog has its day – especially in the Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights area, where a newly renovated park just for pets was officially dedicated on Tuesday. … Full Article

Council seeks to improve communications system in disasters

The city’s emergency communication system will need vast improvements if residents are to stay safe when the next disaster hits, according to Councilmember Mark Treyger, who took part in a hearing focusing on proposed legislation aimed at fixing the problem. … Full Article
Brooklynites protest Ferguson decision

Brooklynites protest Ferguson grand jury decision in front of federal courthouse

Ferguson, Missouri, is nearly 1,000 miles away, but that didn't stop crowds of people in Brooklyn from protesting a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who killed Michael Brown. … Full Article

Wednesday Nov. 26: Our World In Pictures

VENEZUELA — Macaws Thriving Amid Caracas High-Rises: In this Nov. 24 photo, macaws fly over the city in Caracas, Venezuela. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights resident wants more security for $6.3 million brownstone

A $6.3 million brownstone in tony Brooklyn Heights has been vacant and unlocked for at least five weeks, and a neighbor worries it will attract vagrants, curious kids and big trouble. … Full Article

Protesters say ‘loophole’ allows unlawful Brooklyn rent increases

Scores of residents and concerned housing advocates rallied in front of a Schenectady Avenue apartment building Saturday morning to demand protections for low-income tenants who fear they will soon be victims of illegal rent increases due to what they say is a “loophole” in the law. … Full Article

Brooklyn pols call for ‘calm’ following NYPD shooting of unarmed man

Brooklyn was the home of press conferences and protests over the weekend as elected officials and community members reacted to the police shooting of an unarmed man in a Brooklyn housing project late last week.  … Full Article


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