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Our destination on this walk is L&B Spumoni Gardens in Gravesend. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

A southern Brooklyn stroll that ends in L&B square slices

October 16 | Lore Croghan

Eye on Real Estate: Call it the Pizza Trail. You can walk from the Bay Ridge shoreline to popular L&B Spumoni Gardens in Gravesend on a single road: 86th Street. On this approximately five-mile trek, you’ll see a slice of southern Brooklyn. The street cuts through Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights, then serves as the […]

City hall’s protected bike lane ‘green wave’ pedals past local foes

September 20 | Clifford Michel, THE CITY

This story was originally published on Sept. 20 by THE CITY. On Shore Parkway, it’s City Hall’s way — or the highway. The Department of Transportation recently began installing a protected bike lane along Shore Parkway, near Coney Island — the latest sign the agency intends to plow past community board opposition while racing to add […]

Eaton Bryce, the group’s contest director and charter member, walks his helicopter to the field for flight. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

Brooklyn’s tiniest air force: Inside a remote-control helicopter club

September 9 | Paul Frangipane

On a summer Saturday with a heat index of 106 degrees, a trio of men gathered at the far end of Calvert Vaux Park, stood in a line with remote controllers in their hands and created a symphony of buzzes and whirs overhead as their three-foot-long electric helicopters hovered into the air. “It’s nice to […]

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