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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 […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio, with the help of Rabbi Shimon Hecht of the Park Slope Chabad, lights the Grand Army Plaza Hanukkah menorah. Eagle photos by Todd Maisel

Mayor Bill de Blasio returns to his home neighborhood to light Hanukkah menorah

December 4 | By Todd Maisel Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Mayor Bill de Blasio returned to his old neighborhood of Park Slope to light the vaunted Hanukkah menorah in Grand Army Plaza to the delight of more than a thousand residents jamming the main plaza. He was assisted at the menorah by Rabbi Shimon Hecht, head of the Park Slope Chabad. Also on hand was Council […]