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St. Anselm Catholic Academy and Holy Angels Catholic Academy. Images via Google Maps

Two Bay Ridge Catholic schools to merge

November 1 | Paula Katinas

Faced with declining enrollments, two Bay Ridge Catholic schools have decided to stave off elimination by merging and creating a new academy that will focus on science, engineering and the arts, top officials at the two institutions confirmed to the Brooklyn Eagle on Thursday. St. Anselm Catholic Academy and Holy Angels Catholic Academy will join […]

New cookbook is a visual ode to Italian southern Brooklyn

October 24 | Alex Williamson

Bensonhurst-born home cook, photographer and graphic designer Daniel Paterna is dishing up more than mouthwatering recipes in his new cookbook, “Feast of the Seven Fishes: A Brooklyn Italian’s Recipes Celebrating Food & Family.” Through lovingly rendered photographs, readers also get a taste of the neighborhood’s little Italian bakeries, butcher shops and corner stores alongside a […]

Our destination on this walk is L&B Spumoni Gardens in Gravesend. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

A southern Brooklyn stroll that ends in L&B square slices

October 16 | Lore Croghan

Eye on Real Estate: Call it the Pizza Trail. You can walk from the Bay Ridge shoreline to popular L&B Spumoni Gardens in Gravesend on a single road: 86th Street. On this approximately five-mile trek, you’ll see a slice of southern Brooklyn. The street cuts through Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights, then serves as the […]

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