The MTA will soon be launching a discounted transit pass called the Atlantic Ticket, which will take riders to Atlantic Terminal from East New York and Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn, and seven statio … Full Article

What Our Readers Are Saying, May 24

Brooklyn Daily Eagle editors welcome opinions, both pro and con, on all subjects affecting our daily lives, as well as responses to the articles and opinion pieces published in this paper. … Full Article

Overdoses from toxic synthetic marijuana strain K2 continue to grow in Brooklyn

The number of overdoses from a dangerous batch of synthetic marijuana has grown to 87 as of Thursday. The drug has affected people in north Brooklyn and is circulating between Broadway and Myrtle Avenue. … Full Article

Happy birthday, Brooklyn Bridge!

THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE OPENED ON THIS DAY IN 1883. After nearly 14 years in construction, the $16 million bridge opened over the East River. Designed by John A. Roebling, the steel suspension bridge has a span of 1,595 feet.  … Full Article

MILESTONES: May 24, birthdays for G-Eazy, Tommy Chong, Alyson Hannigan

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 143rd day of the year. … Full Article

Brooklyn pols support landmarking Walt Whitman’s home

A coalition of preservationists, scholars and admirers of poet and former Brooklyn Eagle editor Walt Whitman are trying to landmark one of his former homes at 99 Ryerson St., and their effort has gotten a boost from councilmembers. … Full Article

Car show brings a taste of European high-end cars to Prospect Park

A rare car show was hosted in the heart of Brooklyn on Sunday. The Prospect Park event, dubbed CarPark Cars & Coffee, demonstrated how a public park can be an ideal location to display fine tuned cars. … Full Article

Adrian Grenier joins Espinal to ban plastic straws across NYC

It’s the last straw. One Brooklyn politician is introducing a bill that would ban all plastic straws from New York City restaurants, bars and food carts. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 23: Armando's, Montague St. Fixture for 82 Years, Closes

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 80°, Night 63°, Isolated Showers then Mostly Sunny … Full Article

Unpaid Brooklyn district leader living large in Park Slope

A district leader is a volunteer position, anyone familiar with NYC politics knows. … Full Article


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