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David Herskovits, artistic director of Target Margin Theater, says Borough President Eric Adams “walks the walk” when it comes to recognizing the importance of the arts in the borough. Photo by Kelly Lamanna

Sunset Park theater among arts groups Adams is funding

December 14 | By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle

When Borough President Eric Adams announced the cultural institutions he is providing funding for out of his capital budget, a Sunset Park theater company had a prominent place on his list. Target Margin Theater, a performing arts space at 232 52nd St., will be getting $66,000 to pay for a lighting and sound system, according […]

Firefighters embrace outside the wake for Faizal Coto, held at Leone Funeral Home in Sunset Park. Eagle photo by Todd Maisel

Wake held for firefighter beaten to death on Belt Parkway

December 12 | By Todd Maisel Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

  He was a firefighter and a musician. In both roles, he “lifted people up” with his music and his selfless devotion to saving lives. That’s how firefighter Faizal Coto was characterized by his friends and FDNY coworkers at his wake on Wednesday at the Leone Funeral Home on Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park. Coto […]

ADetectives scour the area for clues as to who killed a man in the Fifth Avenue apartment. Eagle photos by Todd Maisel

Man found stabbed to death in Sunset Park apartment

December 12 | By Todd Maisel Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A man said to be in his 30s was found stabbed to death in his third-floor apartment on Fifth Avenue in Sunset Park on Wednesday afternoon. The man, not immediately identified, was declared dead at the scene. Police were called to gain entry to the third-floor apartment at 4706 Fifth Ave. around noon on Wednesday […]