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Brooklyn Today for July 25

Good morning. Today is the 206th day of the year. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for July 24

Good morning. Today is the 205th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of July 24, 1901 reported that the Police Department was making a renewed push for “decency” on the West End of Coney Island. Apparently the police had already made some headway. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for July 23

Good morning. Today is the 204th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of July 23, 1879, carried a short article about the Brighton Beach Racetrack, which was fairly new at the time. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for July 22

Good morning. Today is the 203rd day of the year. On this day in 1902, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported on the demand for a second subway tunnel from Brooklyn to Manhattan. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for July 19

Good morning. Today is the 200th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of July 19, 1870, ran an article, titled “Changes of a Decade,” about how the area west of Prospect Park had improved during the previous 10 years. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for July 18

Good morning. Today is the 199th day of the year. The city’s recent heat wave isn’t anything new. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of July 18, 1900, revealed that during the past few days, the temperature had reached the high 90s. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for July 17

Good morning. Today is the 198th day of the year. On this day in 1902, according to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, a new ice-delivery firm, P. W. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for July 16

Good morning. Today is the 197th day of the year. On July 16, 1901, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported that “well-known Brooklyn actress” Henrietta Levy had purchased two buildings at 15 and 17 Willoughby St. with the intention of remodeling them into a theater. The Eagle described Ms. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for July 15

Good morning. Today is the 196th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of July 15, 1901, published a feature article about vice in Coney Island and the almost complete lack of police enforcement. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for July 12

Good morning. Today is the 193rd day of the year. Now and then, you hear about a type of business that has long since become obsolete. … Full Article

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