Photos by Stefan Ringel/Brooklyn BP’s Office

On Tuesday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams cheered on the Mets during Game 1 of the World Series with his fellow baseball fans at Borough Hall. Adams, an avid Mets fan himself, provided popcorn and entertained the crowd pre-game with a Mets trivia contest – handing out John Franco (former Mets star closer ) bobblehead Read More →

Brooklyn Bridge. Eagle file photo by Mary Frost

Deep in the archives of the original Brooklyn Daily Eagle is an article written in 1884 on the Dutch town of Breuckelen by a “special correspondent” traveling through Holland. In 1643, the Dutch settled in what is now Brooklyn and called the region “Breuckelen” settlement, named after the aforementioned town in the Netherlands. Breuckelen was Read More →