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Dozens of schoolchildren, alongside Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, marched through the streets of Brooklyn to stand in solidarity with migrant children separated from their families at the southern border. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

Photos: Brooklyn students march for migrant children held at border

November 11 | Paul Frangipane

Dozens of schoolchildren and their parents marched through the streets of Brooklyn on Saturday morning to show solidarity for migrant children who are being held in detention facilities at the southern border. Hosted by U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke, the group began at Barclays Center, made their way up Atlantic Avenue and over Vanderbilt Avenue to […]

Guests at the opening ceremony for Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Robert W. Wilson Overlook check out the view of the Cherry Esplanade. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane

Brooklyn Botanic Garden has a new selfie spot (and some new plants too)

November 8 | Lore Croghan

Brooklyn just got a new selfie hot spot. When Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Cherry Esplanade is bursting with springtime blossoms, the hilltop directly above it will surely become a popular place to snap smiling self portraits. After the Cherry Blossom Festival is over and the famous flowers are gone, 34 newly planted crape myrtle trees on […]

Artist Jason Germain, while working on a painting appearing in the exhibition “Seen and Heard” at the Brooklyn Museum through Dec. 16. Eagle photo by Mary Frost

New exhibit at Brooklyn Museum features artists with mental illness

November 1 | Mary Frost

Artists participating in a program for people living with mental illness are exhibiting their paintings at the Brooklyn Museum in a show called “Seen and Heard,” now through Dec. 16. The opening reception takes place Nov. 7, from 6-7:30 p.m. Overseen by the Institute for Community Living in East New York in partnership with the […]

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