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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 Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, a 26-mile protected route for walkers and bikers, will finally be completed by 2021. Eagle photo by Mary Frost

Long-awaited Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway gets 2021 finish date

August 7 | Mary Frost

After 15 years of piecemeal construction, the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, a 26-mile protected route for walkers and bikers, will finally be completed by 2021 as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s new bike plan. The path will run around the entirety of Brooklyn’s waterfront when complete, connecting four major parks and more than a dozen […]

Crowds of people file through a police checkpoint for Fourth of July 2016. AP Photo/Kathy Willens

July 4th: What you need to know about how to get around

July 1 | Mary Frost

Here they come: Hundreds of thousands of visitors, thousands of police officers, emergency vehicles, explosive-sniffing dogs and security checkpoints will take over Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Fulton Ferry during the 2019 Macy’s July 4 Fireworks Celebration. Since all of the fireworks barges will be located south of the Brooklyn Bridge for the first time this […]

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