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Grand Army Plaza car-free zone touted for possible construction

November 14 | Daniel Cody

CROWN HEIGHTS — At the nexus of some of Brooklyn’s busiest avenues, the city Department of Transit is considering the transformation of Grand Army Plaza into a car-free zone, Gothamist reported in an exclusive piece on Friday. Gothamist also explained that Grand Army Plaza could be connected to Vanderbilt and Underhill Avenues nearby, which regularly […]

Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s holiday lightscape returns

November 3 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

CROWN HEIGHTS — Lightscape, Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s after-dark, illuminated spectacular, returns on Nov. 16. Lightscape was an immediate hit in its debut last year and welcomed sold-out crowds. This year’s trail shines with over a million lights and features new works of art by both local and international artists along with the returning iconic Winter Cathedral […]

Brooklyn man charged with sexual abuse of 81-year-old in home invasion

November 2 | Rob Abruzzese

CROWN HEIGHTS — A 50-year-old man from Crown Heights was arraigned in state court on Tuesday after he was indicted and charged with sexual abuse and burglary as a sexually motivated felony after he attacked his 81-year-old neighbor in a home invasion. Thomas Johnson, now 50-years-old, was charged with sexual abuse, burglary as a sexually […]

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