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After college admissions scandal, Park Slope mom looks to level playing field

November 19 | Meaghan McGoldrick

On the day Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and a host of other high-profile parents were charged in a $25 million college entry scandal, one Park Slope mom had an idea. As Lisa Cowan’s son, Jacob, waited to hear back from colleges he’d applied to, the third generation Brooklynite and mother of two thought about the […]

Headphones in, jazz hands up and a ‘Dance Walk’ around Prospect Park | Photos

November 18 | By Mark Davis

Some offered up some light shoulder shaking to Prince. Others sprinted and leaped to 90’s Japanese pop. A few kept a brisk pace with twirls and something akin to jazz hands. But, apart from a few chatty cyclists whizzing by, members of the Prospect Park Dance Walk were silent with their headphones in Saturday, keeping […]

Greenpoint. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

Greenpoint residents are fed up with noisy nightlife

November 18 | Scott Enman

Residents of the Greenpoint Historic District are calling on their community board to curb the number of liquor licenses granted to bars and restaurants due to incessant noise, which they say is severely disrupting their lives. In an impassioned presentation on Tuesday, roughly 16 people stood before the board brandishing signs reading, “No more bars! […]

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