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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Saturday, May 12, 2007

Selloff! But Witnesses say they will remain kings of Kings

Downtown: The Jehovah’s Witnesses may be selling a third of their Brooklyn Heights holdings, but they’re not going anywhere. Comments (4).

Gun heists shatter DUMBO’s calm

Fort Greene: Life in trendy DUMBO isn’t always as hip and happy as it seems: Two people were robbed by separate pairs of thieves who showed off — or claimed to have — handguns on the cobblestone streets of one of downtown Brooklyn’s hottest neighborhoods within days of each other last week, police said. Plus all your crime news from Downtown, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO. Comment.

DUMBO asks, ‘Can we talk’?

Heights Lowdown: The third part in our trilogy about the battle between a DUMBO baker and a man scorned. Comment.

Titans’ ‘Clutch’ battle is over

Downtown: A squat little DUMBO building that was coveted by two Brooklyn real-estate titans is about to be demolished by the man who won the fight. Comment.

Street lines explained

Downtown: A look at all those weird markings on Joralemon Street. Comment.