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From left: Harry D’Onofrio, honorees Robert and Steven Fadel, proprietors of The Salty Dog, and Travis Smith. Brooklyn Eagle photos by Arthur De Gaeta

Old-fashioned values kept alive in the modern world: Brooklyn scouting

June 14 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman

BAY RIDGE — The 31st annual Bay Ridge Breakfast for Scouting brought in more than 125 guests Tuesday morning and raised approximately $20,000 in support of the scouting program in Brooklyn.   Held at the Bay Ridge Manor, the fundraiser honored several community members who exemplify the scouting spirit.  They included Principal of Home Abstract Corporation […]

“Robusto Cigar Babe.” Brooklyn Eagle photo by Wayne Daren Schneiderman

Verrazzano Rotary Club holds throwback annual ‘cigar party’ fundraiser

June 6 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman

It was a definite smoke show — in the literal sense — and had all the components of a great night out with the fellas: good food, libations, entertainment and, of course, cigars. Yes, cigars were the centerpiece of the Rotary Club of Verrazzano’s annual shindig Wednesday evening, drawing approximately 85 people and raising more […]

Several thousand spectators attended Sunday’s “Fun on Fifth” festival. Brooklyn Eagle photos by Wayne Daren Schneiderman

30 years of Fun on Fifth

June 6 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman

BAY RIDGE — Thousands lined the streets with one objective: to have Fun on Fifth. Judging from the countless smiling faces along the avenue, the festival was a smashing success. Fifth Avenue from 69th to 85th streets included plenty of food, rides, shopping and games on Sunday, June 2. Music was also a significant part […]