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This is the Pacific Park site where an apartment tower and middle school are being built. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Pacific Park middle school site sparks pedestrian safety concerns

September 18 | Lore Croghan

Pacific Park’s new middle school will have more students than initially planned, adding to Prospect Heights residents’ worries about their kids safety as they go to and from school. The public school will have 800 students, New York City School Construction Authority community liaison Tamar Smith said at a Pacific Park Quality of Life meeting […]

You can get a day pass to get into the Brooklyn Museum for free with a library card, thanks to the new Culture Pass program. Eagle file photo by Paula Katinas

Revamped Asian galleries at Brooklyn Museum set to reopen after 6 years

August 19 | Alex Williamson

The Brooklyn Museum’s Arts of China and Arts of Japan exhibits are scheduled to reopen in October after a major six-year renovation and reinstallation. The announcement comes two years after the Arts of Korea section of the museum reopened in 2017, and ahead of the museum’s as-yet-unannounced date for unveiling its South Asian, Buddhist, Southeast […]

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has set July 25, 2016 as the date of the upcoming Democratic Convention. Brooklyn is one of three finalists. Photo by Mary Frost

Barclays Center and Nets sell to Alibaba founder

August 16 | Meaghan McGoldrick

Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has entered into a “definitive agreement” to sell his controlling share of the team — and their home-base. Prokhorov, who has commanded the team since 2010, will sell his 51 percent share in the Nets as well as Barclays Center to Alibaba co-founder and Executive Vice Chairman Joseph Tsai, who […]

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