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Welcome to Brooklyn’s largest park — Marine Park. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

A new trail shows off Marine Park’s wild side

May 20 | Lore Croghan

Brooklyn’s biggest park has a new two-mile loop trail and more than 7,000 new native trees and shrubs. On Sunday, State Assemblymember Jaime Williams, officials from the city Parks Department and three conservancy groups celebrated the completion of a four-year fix-up at 798-acre Marine Park. Marine Park, which is nearly as large as Manhattan’s Central […]

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 […]

See six spectacular shoreline spots in Gerritsen Beach

February 19 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

It looks like a New England fishing village. That’s what people sometimes say when they describe Gerritsen Beach to New York newcomers. Actually, it’s much cooler than that. It’s a unique piece of Brooklyn. The neighborhood is situated on a peninsula, which gives it the feel of a snug, self-contained destination. There are docks and […]

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