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Professor Karen Karbiener and her students stand in front of the prison ship martyrs’ crypt in Fort Greene Park. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

Letter to the Editor: Disrespect in Fort Greene

October 17 | Daryl Rock

This letter was originally delivered to the Eagle on Oct. 16.  FORT GREENE — I am writing concerning a grave injustice that is taking place in Fort Greene. The Department of Transportation (DOT) is building a plaza on Gates Avenue despite the objections of the people most impacted. The Transportation Committee of Community Board 2 […]

Historic Fort Greene Park Houses Monument To America’s First POWs

August 31 | By Theodore General

As First Vice President and in the absence of Society of Old Brooklynites President George Broadhead, we had the honor and responsibility of presiding over the Society’s 114th Annual Memorial Tribute to the Prison Ship Martyrs of the American Revolution. The remembrance ceremonies and commemoration of the 245th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn took […]

Subject to Inspection: Brooklyn Spaces and Issues

June 3 | By Brooklyn Eagle Staff

A proposed 18 story apartment building at 840 Atlantic Avenue, at the corner of Atlantic and Vanderbilt Avenues, has set off a vigorous debate in Council District 35. At issue, is less about the acceptability of the site for conversion to housing (it is difficult to argue credibly that converting a McDonalds and parking lot […]

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