Dr. Gerard Galgan. Photos courtesy of St. Francis College

Hundreds of parents, family members and friends will come to St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brooklyn Heights to celebrate the Class of 2016 at St. Francis College’s Winter Commencement on Thursday, Jan. 14, beginning with a Baccalaureate Mass at 2 p.m. and Commencement at 3 p.m. The valedictorian for the winter commencement is Chantell Chimbo, Read More →

The Brooklyn Historical Society is presenting a host of programs that honor the neighborhood’s half-century anniversary as a historic landmark. Shown: a view of Montague Street in the heart of Brooklyn Heights. Eagle file photo by Rob Abruzzese

Nov. 23, 2015 will mark the 50th anniversary of Brooklyn Heights’ designation as New York City’s first historic district. In 1965, before Brooklyn was the brand and borough it is today, its waterfront district was at risk of being razed. A dedicated group of community activists took action, arguing that the neighborhood they loved was of historical Read More →

Deborah Kass, OY/YO, 2015, Brooklyn Bridge Park. Photos:  Etienne Frossard ©Deborah Kass Studio LLC, Courtesy Two Trees Management Co

By now, you’ve probably seen or heard about Brooklyn-based artist Deborah Kass’ first monumental sculpture in Brooklyn Bridge Park’s newly renovated Main Street lawn. Commissioned by Two Trees Management Company and presented in partnership with Brooklyn Bridge Park, “OY/YO” will be on view through August 2016 and coincides with “No Kidding,” an exhibition of new Read More →