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Baby dropped from balcony on 51st Street

April 29 | Jaime DeJesus

A six-month-old boy was critically injured after his mother allegedly dropped him from a second-floor balcony on 19th Avenue and 51st Street April 28. Cops said the boy’s father woke up at 4:50 a.m. when the woman began screaming that she dropped the baby.   Hatzolah EMS rushed the boy to Maimonides Medical Center, where he […]

Mapleton is full of handsome houses — for starters, these are on 63rd Street between 19th and 20th avenues. Eagle photos by Lore Croghan

Million-dollar home sales in Mapleton

August 16 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

It’s a little bit Bensonhurst, a little bit Borough Park. And it’s got a stunning cemetery. Mapleton is one of those neighborhood names you don’t hear much, unless your kids attend PS 48, which is the Mapleton School, or you use the Mapleton branch of the Brooklyn Public Library. It is recognized as a specific […]