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The education department led a community engagement effort in District 15 for parents, educators and activists to devise a plan to address segregation in the Brooklyn district. Christina Viega/Chalkbeat

Two NYC districts embarked on middle school integration plans. Early results show they may be making a difference.

April 16 | Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat New York

Some of New York City’s most sought-after middle schools could begin to dramatically reshape their student bodies as high-profile integration efforts in two districts appear to be making an impact, according to data released Monday by the education department. Most of the schools in Brooklyn’s District 15 and Manhattan’s District 3 offered admission to a […]

This is not the knife-wielding thief. Stock photo via Pexels

Police seek scooter-riding robber in Carroll Gardens

April 10 | Noah Goldberg

A scooter-riding menace is robbing Carroll Gardens delivery men at knifepoint, police said Tuesday. On March 9, a delivery man brought an order to 139 Luquer St. When he arrived around 11:30 p.m., a man approached him with a knife drawn and robbed him of $200, authorities said. Less than two weeks later, the same […]

Bakers work their magic in Pasticceria Monteleone’s kitchen in Carroll Gardens. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Come see a Sicilian pastry kitchen in Carroll Gardens

March 29 | Lore Croghan

I’m in a dessert lover’s dreamland. Zeppole and sfingi surround me. A baker brushes glaze on tarts topped with fresh fruit. Three perfect lemon pies with sky-high swirls of meringue are coming out of the oven in a minute. I’m in the kitchen at Pasticceria Monteleone, a traditional Sicilian bakery in Carroll Gardens. I have […]