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Boro prez brings out new tool to re-examine, demand changes in policing: Men in suits

June 9 | Nicholas Williams

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams organized a peaceful protest against police brutality alongside numerous businessmen, marching from Borough Hall to the 84th precinct on Sunday afternoon. Over 100 Black businessmen gathered at Borough Hall, some dressed in black, blue, gray, and beige suits, along with other protesters and some members of the Vulcan Society. The […]

Nicole Mirra searches for the correct brands of foods for her recipients. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

Mutual aid groups deliver food and meds to vulnerable Brooklynites

April 3 | Mary Frost

As the death toll from the novel coronavirus outbreak mounts, mutual aid groups have been popping up all across Brooklyn, New York City’s largest borough, to assist neighbors who are more vulnerable to the deadly virus. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Friday morning that 57,159 New York City residents had tested positive for COVID-19, and […]

The bartender at The Brazen Head bar pours a drink on March 16, 2020, the last night of their service for the foreseeable future due to the coronavirus. Gov. Andrew Cuomo previously ordered all bars and restaurants would have to close by 8 p.m. on the 16th. They could continue with takeout and delivery. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

‘Here’s to 2020’: Brooklynites share one last round in the time of coronavirus

March 19 | Mary Frost

By order of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Monday was the last night bars were allowed to be open in New York City due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. That evening, many establishments in Brooklyn were filled with customers trying to get in a final drink — despite warnings that social distancing was necessary in the time […]

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