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Diseased raccoons wander out of Prospect Park, upsetting residents

December 18 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Visibly sick raccoons that may be suffering from distemper are wandering out of Prospect Park and into nearby neighborhoods, unnerving local residents. One Kensington resident, Phyllis Klein, said a large raccoon fell either from a nearby building or from a tree, landed a few feet from her head and then limped off in a daze, […]

Bay Ridge celebrated its first of many tree lightings this holiday season at Shore Road. Eagle photo by Arthur de Gaeta

Trade war leads to problems for Brooklyn Christmas tree merchant

December 6 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

As the U.S., Canada and Mexico continue to hammer out a new trade agreement, extra scrutiny at the Canadian border has caused a delay in some people getting their holiday trees. Several days ago, Prospect Heights Christmas tree merchant David Sevigny, whose company is known as Christmas Tree Brooklyn, was told by his customs broker […]

Winterfest is located at the grounds of the Brooklyn Museum. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

The Brooklyn Museum’s holiday market gets panned

December 4 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Winterfest in Brooklyn, a new holiday and marketplace attraction in the rear lot of the Brooklyn Museum, has been a disappointment to many visitors, with some people demanding refunds, according to CBS. CBS reported that visitors were asked to pay as much as $70 for special events, but they sometimes found that these events were […]