Downtown archive

Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Saturday, May 19, 2007

Teen surrenders cell in Heights

Downtown: Police arrested an older man after he beat a bus driver with his wooden cane during a pre-dawn trip down Atlantic Avenue — plus all the other crime news from Downtown and Brooklyn Heights. Comment.

This old house: Restored!

Downtown: From the Addams Family to a real family. This Brooklyn Heights house — long abandoned and then horribly damaged in a 2004 fire — is ready to make its return to civilization, thanks to a local developer and restorer who refused to see the grand dame rot away. Comment.

Wal-Mart is not dead yet

Heights Lowdown: Someone is making calls to convince Downtown residents that a big box store would be good for the Fulton Mall. Comment.

Saving DUMBO before it’s too late

Downtown: The beau monde of DUMBO gathered this week to schmooze, eat, drink … and save the neighborhood from overdevelopment. Comment.

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