A large crowd gathered in Cobble Hill Thursday night to hear the latest about the development of the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH). Photos by Mary Frost

“The community does not support this ULURP proposal— and neither do I,” said Councilmember Brad Lander at Thursday night’s fall meeting of the Cobble Hill Association (CHA). The crowded auditorium at P.S. 29 in Cobble Hill erupted in applause as Lander said he would work against developer Fortis’ higher-density ULURP (Unified Land Use Review Procedure) 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 →

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams joined religious leaders and officials on a candlelight walk through Carroll Gardens Sunday night following a vigil in solidarity with the victims of terror attacks in Paris. Leaders flew the flags of the U.S., France, Kenya and Lebanon in memory of the victims of recent attacks around the world. Eagle photos by Mary Frost

Brooklyn stood with France Sunday night as hundreds gathered with candles in Carroll Gardens for an interfaith vigil to honor the victims of the Paris terror attacks. Officials and religious leaders also remembered the victims of recent attacks in Beirut, Kenya and around the world. The flags of the U.S., France, Kenya and Lebanon flew 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 →