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Immigrant players make Tilden a basketball powerhouse

February 25 | By Andy Furman

Brooklyn is literally All-World. “My basketball team was playing at Tilden and we were up by 30 in the fourth quarter,” notes former Tilden High School basketball coach Jeff Schrier. “I emptied the bench. All of a sudden, I realized something and called timeout. The kids came in, sat on the bench, and expected some […]

East Flatbush homeowners to solicitors: Leave us alone!

December 8 | Emily Nadal

Trisha Ocona has removed most of the “We Buy Houses” signs she’s seen in her East Flatbush neighborhood. The ones that remain are out of her reach, Ocona explains, high up on the city’s street lamps or telephone poles. A lifelong resident of the community, Ocona is particularly bothered by the signs, which she thinks […]

City designates East Flatbush’s first historic district

November 17 | Editorial Staff

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission on Tuesday designated East Flatbush’s first historic district: a remarkably intact and cohesive group of 56 Renaissance Revival-style row houses, LPC writes. The East 25th Street Historic District extends along both sides of East 25th Street between Clarendon Road and Avenue D. It owes its exceptional cohesiveness and […]

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