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97 Rutland Road. Image © 2018 Google Maps photo

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens townhouse sells for $2.95 million, breaking record

August 3 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A limestone townhouse at 97 Rutland Road between Flatbush and Bedford avenues, just east of Prospect Park, is now the most expensive townhouse in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. It closed for $2.95 million in July, breaking the previous record of $2.86 million set in May for 63 Maple St., according to Curbed. The Rutland Road townhouse most […]

All the winners of the Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest pose together for a group photo on the winning block. Eagle photos by Paul Frangipane

Greenest Block in Brooklyn award goes to Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

August 1 | By Paul Frangipane Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The signs are up on the block and it’s official: Lefferts Avenue between Bedford and Rogers avenues in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens was awarded the greenest block in Brooklyn at the 24th annual contest on Wednesday. Hosted by Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Borough President Eric Adams, the contest promotes city greening and streetscape gardening to help make […]

Phillip Martin’s late wife, Diana Rodriguez. Photo courtesy of the New York City Police Department.

Lawyer for man who allegedly dismembered wife says her death was ‘totally accidental’

July 10 | By Paul Frangipane Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The lawyer for a Prospect-Lefferts Gardens man who allegedly killed his wife on his birthday and waited a week before dismembering her, said Monday that it was all in self-defense. Diana Rodriguez, 43, went missing in February, sparking a search led by her relatives. Rodriguez’s husband, Phillip Martin, told her relatives that she left him […]