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Saturday, April 19, 2008

Tour takes you into the Bossert!

Downtown: Now this is a house tour with class: This year’s Brooklyn Heights Association’s journey through some of the neighborhood’s poshest digs includes, for the first time, an inside look at the Hotel Bossert. Comment

Crowded PS 8 to be a trailer park

Downtown: The city has wheeled out a solution to make space at Brooklyn Heights’ overcrowded PS 8 — trailers. Comments (1)

Troubled bridges over ‘park’ water

Bridge ‘Park’: One of the main design elements of the proposed Brooklyn Bridge Park is in jeopardy because it could harm underwater life. Comments (3)

Crunch time for Connor

Downtown: Is the end near for state Sen. Marty Connor? The Brooklyn Heights Democrat’s hopes for a 16th term are looking shakier than ever, thanks to a few good weeks for challenger Daniel Squadron. On Sunday, Sen. Charles Schumer came to Brooklyn Heights to endorse Squadron, calling his former staffer “one of the smartest, most able people I know.” Comment

High-priced Heights burglary

Downtown: A burglar sneaked into a Willow Street apartment and stole a cornucopia of jewelry and electronics from the four female inhabitants on April 7. Plus all the crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Downtown, DUMBO and Boerum Hill’s 84th Precinct. Comment