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Baklava and brownstones — that’s a magical combination for a real estate nerd and dessert fan like me. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Try this Brooklyn baklava crawl

April 22 | Lore Croghan

Pub crawls are for amateurs. How about a baklava crawl? It takes real single-mindedness to eat dessert all day long. Brooklyn’s got many shops, bakeries and cafes of varying ethnicities that dish up this crispy, crunchy phyllo-dough treat. I decided to embrace my baklava obsession and devise a tour that incidentally also takes you to […]

The scene outside the Gravesend home where Jaden Jordan was assaulted. Eagle file by Mark Mellone

Gravesend man who killed toddler sentenced to 15 years

April 2 | Noah Goldberg

Salvatore Lucchesse was slapped with a 15-year sentence on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend’s 3-year-old child in 2016, a case that sparked widespread condemnation of the city’s child protective services for failing to intervene. “You took our joy. You took my joy,” said Laurie Jordan, the grandmother of infant victim Jaden Jordan, in Brooklyn Supreme […]

Burglars wanted for robbing Gravesend electronic store

January 10 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Police are searching for two men who allegedly broke into a Gravesend electronic store on Christmas Eve and drove away with over $300,000 worth of Apple products. The two masked men allegedly broke into the basement of B&H Cellular located at 253 Avenue W 15 minutes before midnight on Dec. 24 and removed $325,250 of […]

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