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Congressional tribute to fire lieutenant killed in Williamsburg blaze

Williamsburg
The story of the bravery of Fire Lt. Gordon “Matt” Ambelas, who was killed in a two-alarm blaze in Williamsburg over the Fourth of July weekend, reached all the way from Brooklyn to Washington D.C. as members of the House of Representatives paid tribute to the late fire hero. … Full Article
 

OPINION: Brooklyn Strand: A welcome development

Downtown
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s  plan to redo 21 acres of underused green space from Borough Hall to Brooklyn Bridge Park into a “spiffy linear park,” reported on by Brooklyn Daily Eagle Real Estate Editor Lore Croghan, is a continuation of a series of proposals put forth b … Full Article
 

Teens charged with firearms trafficking at Lafayette Gardens

Clinton Hill
Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson, together with New York City Police Commissioner William J. … Full Article
 

Nicaraguan street food ‘pops-up’ in DUMBO

DUMBO
A pop-up restaurant is all the rage with DUMBO's lunch crowd, selling out on its first day on Wednesday. But don't fret: Little Nica, serving Quesillo (typical Nicaraguan street fare), will be open daily (on weekdays) until September.
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BAM R&B Festival: Live concerts at MetroTech

Fort Greene
Now in its 20th year, Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) R&B Festival at MetroTech, which began in June, will continue through July and the beginning of August, featuring R&B legends alongside groundbreaking emerging artists.   … Full Article
 

Books Beneath the Bridge series continues with scenic backdrop

DUMBO
Books and bridges have long been defining components of Brooklyn’s identity, characterizing this scenic literary hub. … Full Article
 

Viva Downtown Brooklyn!

Downtown
Bring on the cash and let's get this party started! … Full Article
 

Budding community groups seek alternatives to mass development

Bushwick
“Now under this scenario, what’s the floor area ratio (FAR)?” asked Lacey Tauber, Legislative Director for City Council Member Antonio Reynoso. … Full Article
 

Alarm raised about ‘dark money’ in de Blasio’s LICH - Fortis letter

Cobble Hill
The backlash continues against a letter sent out by a de Blasio lobbying group supporting the sale of Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH) to a developer.   … Full Article
 

Sunset Park women walk for ovarian cancer cure

Sunset Park
Sunset Park resident Kim Henry tragically lost her sister Maureen to cancer eight years ago. “My sister passed away on Jan 28, 2006 of ovarian cancer. She was 42. She was a mom, sister and daughter to a very large family,” Henry wrote in an email to the Brooklyn Eagle on Tuesday. … Full Article
 

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