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Members of the Commodore Barry Club of Brooklyn were on hand at a recent gala dinner at historic Fraunces Tavern in lower Manhattan as writer Tim McGrath was honored for his literary contributions  … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for March 14

Good morning. Today is the 73rd day of the year. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for March 11

Good morning. Today is the 70th day of the year. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for March 10

Good morning. Today is the 74th day of the year. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for March 7

Good morning. Today is the 65th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of March 7, 1902, reported on the case of former Brooklynite Dan Levey, who was charged with forgery. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for March 6

Good morning. Today is the 65th day of the year. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle of March 6, 1891, reported that Terino Falini, an Italian-American barber whose shop was near Hicks Street and Atlantic Avenue, was the victim of a swindle. … Full Article

Barry Club to mark commodore’s 269th birthday

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The Commodore Barry Club of Brooklyn, which has several Bay Ridge residents on its membership roster, will mark the birthday of the Father of the U.S. Navy a little early. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for March 5

Good morning. Today is the 64th day of the year. On this day in 1937, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle printed an interview with William E. Starkweather, watercolor painter and professor of art at Hunter College. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for March 4

Good morning. Today is the 63rd day of the year. On this day in 1847, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle printed then-Eagle editor Walt Whitman’s column on “An Hour in the Brooklyn Public Schools.” Whitman paid a visit to a school at Flushing and Classon avenues, considered “East Brooklyn” at the time. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today for March 3

Good morning. Today is the 62nd day of the year. In 1930, Prohibition was still the law of the land, although there were more and more calls for its repeal. … Full Article

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