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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Saturday, May 5, 2007

Bill stumps for Hill in Heights

Downtown: Former President Bill Clinton stopped by actor Gabriel Byrne’s Garden Place home last Thursday to raise money for his wife’s White House bid. Comment.

Everybody in!

Bridge ‘Park’: Brooklynites may be able to doggy-paddle, scissor-kick, swim laps and do cannonballs in the East River this summer — without having to touch its murky waters. Comment.

Stripped of its park

Downtown: The Parks Department has a reputation for stamping its maple leaf logo on everything — but now they’ve even put it on a parking lot! Comment.

Second helping on baker story

Heights Lowdown: Herve Poussot: Assaulted or assaulter? Let’s review some new evidence! Comment.

Police seek pervert in bizarre attack

Downtown: A woman wakes up to find herself being fondled — plus all the crime from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown. Comment.

Vinegar Hill power play

Downtown: Mayor Bloomberg’s greener New York City plan may have a benefit in Vinegar Hill. Comment.

Courts are appealing to Jehovah’s Witnesses

Downtown: An open-air tennis court is getting spruced up in DUMBO. But don’t practice your backswing just yet. Comment.