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Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008

Supermarket could come to ‘park’

Bridge ‘Park’: Suddenly, there’s going to be a supermarket in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comments (7).

Court slash

Downtown: A woman was slashed with a razor after an argument at the criminal courthouse on Jay Street on Jan. 3. Plus all the crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown’s 84th Precinct. Comment.

Turn signal: Bright idea or a dim bulb?

Downtown: The city has installed a left-turn signal to tame one of the deadly intersections on Atlantic Avenue, but some residents say the stretch from the East River to Flatbush Avenue will remain dangerous until speeding is reigned in. Comment.

Placard crackdown — can it work?

Downtown: Mayor Bloomberg’s plan to crack down on government workers who abuse their parking privileges will only succeed in Downtown Brooklyn if the NYPD makes good on its promise to ticket illegally parked permit-bearing cars, experts say. Comments (3).