DUMBO residents and workers have become increasingly alarmed about a gas leak on Jay Street that has been venting from street grates for months. The New York City Fire Department has been called to 51 Jay St. nine times over the past year, FDNY spokesperson Frank Dwyer told theBrooklyn Eagle on Wednesday. “I was in Read More →


  Brooklyn’s federal courthouse continued to celebrate its 150th anniversary when it opened its latest exhibit in the Charles P. Sifton Gallery, “The Eastern District in the Headlines,” with a reception Tuesday afternoon. The exhibit, which is the 16th in the court gallery’s history, displays headlines and newspaper clippings of some of the courthouse’s most Read More →


After Waterfront Dinner, Warm Greetings, FOK (Friends of Karen) Bussed To Mother Ship By Kathryn Cardin and Sam Howe Brooklyn Daily Eagle For the Brooklyn Academy of Music, led by Executive Producer Joseph Melillo, the gala honoring Karen Brooks Hopkins Tuesday night was an “all hands on deck” affair. Every department, from Development and Marketing to Stage Read More →


Will be in conversation with Gloria Steinem on June 4 The Brooklyn Museum’s Sackler Center First Awards honors women who’ve made outstanding contributions in their fields. This year’s surprise honoree is … (drumroll here): Miss Piggy. The Muppets character joins a prestigious list of past recipients. They include theater director Julie Taymor, former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Read More →