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  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 →

The proposed streetcar line would run along the Valentino Pier in Red Hook, pictured here.  AP Photo/Kathy Willens

A proposal for a streetcar line linking waterfront areas in Brooklyn and Queens from Sunset Park to Astoria resembles, in part, a familiar plan by an outspoken Brooklyn rail advocate known for his tenacity. New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman, in his column on April 21, praised city planner Alexander Garvin’s proposal for a “desire line.” Read More →

The historic Church of St. Ann & the Holy Trinity, with its open garden on Clinton Street, is one of Brooklyn's landmark jewels, but the upkeep of the building's physical plant remains difficult.  This week, the layoffs and pending departures of three key staff members have shocked the Brooklyn Heights community, and again have raised the issues of how costly the maintenance of that building envelope remains. Eagle photo by Don Evans

By Francesca Norsen Tate, Brooklyn Daily Eagle The historic Church of St. Ann & the Holy Trinity, with its open garden on Clinton Street, is one of Brooklyn’s landmark jewels. Indeed, celebrities, including the late Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Brooke Astor, joined the effort to save and restore the original William Jay Bolton stained-glass windows during the late 1970s Read More →