June 28 – July 5, 2008: Vol. 31, No. 26
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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Terror Street

Downtown: The feds giveth and then the feds taketh away. Comments (4).

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

That’s one cool proposal

DUMBO: A penguin lover proposes to a woman in a DUMBO penguin store. This is a love story for the ages! Comment.

Caller No-D

Downtown: Talk about getting kicked while you’re down: A punk stole a Boerum Hill man’s cellphone on June 21 as the victim lay unconscious in the street after a cyclist hit him. Plus all the crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Downtown and Boerum Hill’s 84th Precinct. Comment.

Saturday, June 28, 2008

Something’s fishy at Junior’s

Downtown: A cook at Junior’s Restaurant turned shellfish — stealing lobsters from the Downtown institution, cops said. Comments (2).

Welcome to cell: Montague block gets third phone shop

Brooklyn Heights: The Garment District is for clothing, the Diamond District is for jewelry, and Montague Street is for cellphones? Apparently so, now that AT&T is moving to Monty. Comment.

Shattered glass

Downtown: Cops arrested two thugs in Brooklyn Heights after they beat up a man and tried to steal his wallet on June 22. Plus all the crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Downtown and Boerum Hill’s 84th Precinct. Comment.

School’s out forever

Downtown: The controversial deal to turn the independent Polytechnic University into a part of New York University has been approved by the state, the final arbiter on the merger. Comment.

Get ‘Hip’

Music: Beginning July 10, the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival will pack a whole season’s worth of programming into one long weekend. Comment.

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