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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007

Beep blocks a part of Joe’s

Downtown plan: The developer bringing Trader Joe’s to the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Court Street faced an unlikely opponent this week — the supermarket’s biggest fan, Borough President Markowitz. Comment.

City blocks Clinton Street tower

Downtown: Brooklyn Heights preservationists hailed a decision by the Department of Buildings to block a developer from adding six stories onto an already nine-story building at the corner of Clinton and Montague street. Comment.

Will dry cleaning be green?

Heights Lowdown: Our columnist finds that the answer, probably, is no. Comment.

A new resident gets rude welcome to the neighborhood

Downtown: A woman was robbed off a $15,000 diamond necklace while moving into her new condo in a posh DUMBO tower on the corner of Jay and Front streets — plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Downtown and DUMBO. Comment.