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‘Food is love’: Council speaker unveils multi-pronged plan to increase food equity

August 1 | Meaghan McGoldrick

The implementation of food court-style cafeterias is just one of the strategies improving the way students eat, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Thursday from a Brooklyn school known for its exceptional nutritional programming. Johnson joined Councilmember Rafael Espinal at P.S./I.S. 89, Cypress Hill Community School — the first in Brooklyn to have its own […]

Welcome to Brooklyn, which has a thousand and one fine places to take spring strolls. Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

The 10 best routes for spring strolls in Brooklyn

May 8 | Lore Croghan

It ain’t all brownstones. But it’s all beautiful. Brooklyn’s housing stock is blessed with infinite variety, which is of course a phrase I borrowed from Shakespeare. Some stunning neighborhoods look wildly different from other equally fabulous spots. If Brooklyn is a mosaic, the tiles that comprise it are in highly contrasting colors. Spring’s the ideal […]

Cypress Hills fire injures 4; destroys homes, churches, businesses

January 22 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A five-alarm fire devastated a row of stores and the homes of 15 families on Atlantic Avenue in Cypress Hills on Saturday morning. Four injuries were reported, including three firefighters and one resident. None of the injuries were considered life threatening. The fire broke out shortly after 10 a.m. at 2681 Atlantic Ave., in the […]

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