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A tribute for Rob Sommer at the site of his death. Photo courtesy of Myrna Roman

Family and friends mourn Marine Park cyclist who ‘just loved everyone’

May 20 | Dave Colon

Friends and family of Rob Sommer, the cyclist killed in a crash in Marine Park on May 12, gathered on Thursday at a wake to remember the man they called a “contagiously happy person” who “had a heart for everyone.” Sommer, who was killed by a driver on Avenue U and East 33rd Street, was […]

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 […]

Election for Williams’ successor set for Tuesday

May 13 | Paula Katinas

It’s a high stakes game of political musical chairs, and the latest winner will be crowned on Tuesday. That’s the day a special election will be held in the 45th Council District in Flatbush to replace former Councilmember Jumaane Williams, who won a special election earlier this year to replace Letitia James as New York […]

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