Brooklyn’s Borough Board will not be voting as planned on Tuesday on the sale of the Brooklyn Heights Library site to a developer. Photo by Mary Frost

Brooklyn’s Borough Board will not be voting as planned on Tuesday on the contentious issue of the sale of the Brooklyn Heights Library site to a developer. According to the group Love Brooklyn Libraries (LBL), Borough Hall removed the item from the Board’s agenda after a meeting between Andrew Gournardes, counsel to Borough President Eric Read More →

Borough President Eric Adams is making it easier for residents to apply for memberships on their local community boards. Photo courtesy of the borough president’s office

Borough President Eric Adams is encouraging civic-minded Brooklyn residents to apply for memberships on their neighborhood community boards and in an effort to entice them, he has made the application process easier. For the first time in the borough’s history, residents will be able to apply online. Applications for community board appointments are now available 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 →

Hudson Companies plans to build a 36-story residential tower on the current Brooklyn Heights Library site at 280 Cadman Plaza West. Rendering courtesy of Marvel Architects

On Monday, the City Planning Commission approved 6 to 0, with two abstentions, the controversial $52 million Brooklyn Heights Library project. The planned development has provoked a chorus of impassioned objections over concerns of overcrowded Heights schools, the shrinkage of library space and the off-siting of the affordable housing component, but was approved by Community Read More →

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 →