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Dog-killing algae found in Prospect Park

August 26 | Meaghan McGoldrick

Dog owners might want to avoid Prospect Park for a while. The water at Prospect Park Lake tested positive for “high toxins” earlier this month, the Department of Environmental Conservation confirmed to the Brooklyn Eagle Monday morning. The same “harmful algal blooms” have killed small clusters of dogs across the country for the past three […]

In one of the highlights of the Battle of Brooklyn events, The Green-Wood Cemetery holds tours, ceremonies, reenactments with Redcoats and Patriots, horses, cannon fire and parades. Eagle photo by Andy Katz

Battle of Brooklyn 2019: What to do, where to go

August 15 | Mary Frost

The 243rd anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn — the first major engagement of the Revolutionary War to take place after the U.S. declared its independence in 1776 — is coming up on Tuesday, Aug. 27. More than a dozen events to commemorate the epic battle will be taking place in Brooklyn from Aug. 15 […]

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