In 2012, I sat in my room alone and listened to President Barack Obama announce a program that would change my life: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). … Full Article

OPINION: Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams remembers 9/11

On the 13th anniversary of 9/11, the National September 11 Memorial and Museum will host its annual commemorative ceremony at the World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan, and many Brooklynites will join the event in person, with even more watching on television or taking part in remembra … Full Article

OPINION: Make Cadman Plaza Park into a Brooklyn destination

During the Labor Day weekend, I met some friends from Brooklyn and Manhattan at the Park Plaza Diner, followed by a small gathering in Cadman Plaza Park.  … Full Article

OPINION: Brooklyn rises to condemn hate groups’ activity

The widespread condemnation by most local officials of several anti-Muslim hate incidents in southern Brooklyn shows how Brooklyn’s tradition of tolerance rises to the fore whenever such isolated incidents take place. … Full Article

OPINION: A tax break for the stars

There is something about hearing "Live from New York," or something to that effect, on TV. Or seeing the New York City skyline as the backdrop on an iconic talk show. … Full Article

OPINION: A real story of Prohibition in Brooklyn Heights

In a recent article and photo spread in the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, reporter Mary Frost examined a recent shoot for hit HBO show “Boardwalk Empire” in Brooklyn Heights.  … Full Article

OPINION: We the people – Would like a say in NYC budget decision making

This week, 22 members of the New York City Council announced that they will incorporate participatory budgeting in their districts as part of the decision making for the 2015-2016 city budget. … Full Article

OPINION: Containing street fighting during arrests

NYPD Police officers are not trained as street fighters, nor should they be. … Full Article

OPINION: The legacy of Horace Bullard, Coney Island’s would-be developer

Brooklyn Daily Eagle real estate editor Lore Croghan’s recent article about the long-vacant Shore Theater in Coney Island and its uncertain future put the spotlight on its late owner – Horace Bullard, a tragic, controversial figure who was one of the first to re-envision Coney’s re … Full Article

OPINION: Students’ thoughts on tobacco corporations targeting youth

Cigarettes are very deadly to both people who do and do not use them. As a result, the tobacco companies spend millions each year on marketing to sell cigarettes, particularly to youth. … Full Article

OPINION: Why I will no longer vote in NYC

I have been voting in New York City for nearly 30 years, and now I feel no need to vote here ever again.   … Full Article


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