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Raul Fuentes always took his whole family from Staten Island to this particular Nathan's because it was their favorite. Eagle photos by Todd Maisel

Nathan’s Famous serves last franks on 86th Street, locals look back on decades of memories

January 7 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Dog-gone it! The Bay Ridge/Dyker Heights Nathan’s is no more. After more than 40 years at 650 86th Street, the franchise shut down the nearly 20,000-square-foot space on the border of Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights after closing on Sunday. On its last day of business, the place was packed not just with local residents […]

The beautiful displays of Christmas lights in Dyker Heights are a popular event, but some in the neighborhood are worried the community-wide show has grown too large. Eagle photo by Steve Solomonson

Dyker Heights man’s charity hot chocolate stand shut down; he seeks to fight action

December 28 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Every December since 2015, Dyker Heights resident Greg Maugeri has operated a hot chocolate-and-cookie stand in his aunt’s driveway to accommodate tourists who come to see the area’s famed Christmas lights. This year, he vowed to give the money to a cancer charity and even got a permit for the stand — but local authorities […]

Students helping other students is a key element in the way McKinley Intermediate School observes Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week. Photo by Christina Grande

McKinley students participate in Hour of Code

December 20 | By Christina Grande Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The Hour of Code has come to Brooklyn again. This movement aims to introduce the concept of coding to students of all ages, all over the world. At William McKinley Intermediate School at 7201 Fort Hamilton Pkwy., 70 classes — with a total of 1,873 students  — learned how to code during Computer Science Education […]