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Prosecutors indict hateful hammer attack suspect with ‘very strong’ evidence

February 1 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A Brighton Beach man faces the rest of his life in prison for bludgeoning three men to death, a crime instigated by his racial bias against Asian men, according to newly released court documents. Arthur Martunovich was arraigned through a closed circuit video feed from Bellevue Hospital’s psychiatric ward on Friday on a 21-count indictment […]

Brighton Beach is full of fine old-fashioned bungalows if you know where to look for them. These are on Brighton 1st Lane. Eagle photos by Lore Croghan

Come see the Brighton Beach bungalows

May 23 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Oh, the nostalgia.Beach bungalows. In Brighton-by-the-Sea. Think back to the end of World War I. The Brighton Beach Racetrack had recently shut down. In its place, sweet single-story wood-frame homes were constructed a few blocks away from the shoreline. Folks packed up their worsted wool swim dresses or tank tops and swim trunks and trundled […]

Welcome to the Boardwalk in Little Odessa, aka Brighton Beach. Eagle photos by Lore Croghan

Come stroll the Brighton Beach Boardwalk

May 23 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Borscht by the seashore. Sometimes you really need a dose of Brighton Beach. Coney Island gets all the love from tourists and selfie-snappers. But Brighton Beach is terrific too in its own quiet way. The Boardwalk is a recreation area for Little Odessa, as the Atlantic Ocean shoreline neighborhood has been nicknamed since the 1970s […]