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Cops arrest woman in anti-Asian racial attack on Brooklyn subway

December 14 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Police on Thursday arrested a 40-year-old woman after videos showed her kicking and hitting an Asian-American woman with an umbrella while insulting her with an ethnic slur on the D train in Brooklyn Tuesday morning. As the Eagle previously reported, the attacker yelled at the Asian woman, who was looking at her phone. She then […]

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 […]