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Midwood’s Azerbaijani cafe will leave you stuffed

October 3 | By Sara Bosworth Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Village Cafe, the Azerbaijani restaurant on Coney Island Avenue in Midwood, is the place to go for an extensive menu and a full stomach, according to The New York Times’ food critics. The cafe brings expansive dishes that seem “intended to feed an actual village” to varnished picnic-style tables. The menu includes qutabs, the delicate […]

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Detectives free kitten from space under car in Midwood

June 26 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Two police officers rescued a kitten trapped under a car in Midwood on Monday night. A video clip taken at the scene shows emergency service detectives Keith Connelly and John Ryan coaxing the feline from a space above the car’s muffler around 12:30 p.m., according to the New York Post. When one of the cops […]

Welcome to South Midwood, a Victorian Flatbush micro-neighborhood that deserves landmark protection. Eagle photos by Lore Croghan

Come see landmark-worthy South Midwood

May 2 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Queen Anne. Princess Anne. Freestanding Colonial Revival. They are such stuff as dreams are made on — yes, that’s a Shakespeare line — if you love Victorian architecture. They’re showcased in South Midwood, a Victorian Flatbush micro-neighborhood Henry Meyer’s Germania Real Estate & Improvement Co. built starting in 1898. Before he got into development, Williamsburg-born […]