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Landmarks Preservation Commission okays MoCADA sculpture garden in Fort Greene

February 5 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Take it outside. The city Landmarks Preservation Commission gave the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts the go-ahead Tuesday to create a sculpture garden on a Fort Greene lot. The site, which has been vacant for several decades, is located at 48 Lafayette Ave. on the corner of Fort Greene Place. “The exhibitions will highlight […]

Brooklyn nonprofit receives $24,000 from Whole Foods

January 28 | By Alex Wieckowski Brooklyn Daily Eagle

North Brooklyn Angels, a grassroots nonprofit organization that runs a mobile soup kitchen to feed the hungry, recently received a donation of more than $24,000 from Whole Foods. “It feels wonderful,” said Neil Sheehan, the board chairman of North Brooklyn Angels. “It’s a blessing to see neighbors enthusiastically taking time out of their days and […]

‘Reasonable’ Jack’d date stabber sentenced to 12 years

January 10 | Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The family of a Fort Greene man, who was viciously stabbed to death during a brawl with a Philadelphia man he met through a dating app, are “stuck in a matrix” because of their loss. “My heart breaks not to be a recipient of my baby brother’s bear hugs,” wrote Debbie Johnson, the oldest sister […]