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A DriveRite vehicle double parked for 30 minutes Thursday outside the driving school's Prospect Heights office. Eagle photo Noah Goldberg.

Drive Rite, park wrong? Double-parking driving school instructors endanger cyclists

May 7 | Noah Goldberg

A Prospect Heights driving school called Drive Rite Academy breaks driving laws and racks up tickets for illegal parking jobs, according to one local resident and a search of the school’s license plate histories. Ian Dutton — a cyclist and commercial airline pilot who lives close by Drive Rite in Park Slope — said he’s […]

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is ready for Sakura Matsuri, which will take place this weekend. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

What to see at the Cherry Blossom Festival

April 23 | Lore Croghan

Everybody from Brooklyn knows at least two words in Japanese. If you’re old enough to read, you know Sakura Matsuri is the name for Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival. It takes place this Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The popular event, which the famous Prospect Heights garden launched in […]

Nickolas Muray (American, born Hungary, 1892–1965). Frida with Idol, 1939. Carbon print, 11 ¼ × 16 ¼ in. (28.6 × 41.3 cm). Courtesy of Nickolas Muray Photo Archives. © Nickolas Muray Photo Archives

Five sublime pieces at Brooklyn Museum’s Frida Kahlo exhibit, opening today

February 8 | By Lore Croghan Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Frosted Pink Lightning. That was her nail polish. The bottle is vivid red, actually — the same color as the lace-up boots she rocked with her prosthetic leg. Welcome to Frida Kahlo’s world. At the Brooklyn Museum, you can see photos of the world-famous artist at age 4. Her cosmetics. Her clothes. Film footage of […]

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