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Q&A: Park Slope illustrator Nina Crews dares young girls to dream

February 20 | Angela Johnson

From the sports they should play to the careers they should pursue, young girls are often told what they can’t do. But in a new children’s book, “A Girl Like Me,” Park Slope resident Nina Crews shows them that not even the sky is the limit. Crews uses photographs of girls from multicultural backgrounds in […]

Sweet little faces stare down from the facades of Center Slope homes. There’s architectural eye candy all over this neighborhood. Photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle

Here are 14 photos of Central Park Slope that will make you smile

February 13 | Lore Croghan

Eye on Real Estate: I took 72 photos of Central Park Slope on Saturday.  I would have taken more. But sunset comes too soon in the wintertime, and historic building facades look prettiest to me when the light of day illuminates them. Brownstones seem to stretch to infinity when you stand on the sidewalk and […]

The F.G. Guido Funeral Home in Carroll Gardens brought out its 1888 Studebaker horse-drawn hearse for the first time in 11 years for a funeral procession on Feb. 7, 2020. Photo: Paul Frangipane/Brooklyn Eagle

19th-century funeral rolls down Brooklyn streets | Photos

February 10 | Paul Frangipane

Two white Percheron horses trotted over tar bumps and metal bridges as they carried a wooden hearse through the streets of Brooklyn Friday morning. The 1800s clashed with the 21st century when F.G. Guido Funeral Home took out its 1888 Studebaker horse-drawn hearse for a procession from their Carroll Gardens home to Green-Wood Cemetery. Maria-Ray Guido, […]

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