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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Gristedes pharmacy reopens after fire

Downtown: The Word is that the Almighty created the heavens and the earth in six days — but an even greater miracle has occurred on Henry Street: the pharmacy at the Gristedes supermarket re-opened just three days after an electrical fire almost completely destroyed the store. Comment

Mission accomplished? Cops remove DUMBO watchtower

DUMBO: After peering down on DUMBO for 14 days, cops removed their lookout tower, leaving the low-crime community wondering why police put the watchtower on Front Street in the place. Comments (1)

Two banks are robbed two days apart

Downtown: Thieves plundered two Downtown Brooklyn banks in separate incidents last week. Plus all the crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Boerum Hill and Downtown’s 84th Precinct. Comment

DUMBO meets its farmer

DUMBO: DUMBO residents came out in bunches on Tuesday to meet the husband-and-wife team that will be selling them fresh organic produce all summer long, thanks to the neighborhood’s new Community Supported Agriculture program. Comment