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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008

Brooklyn Bridge waterfalls

Downtown: Here’s a sneak peek at Olafur Eliasson’s “New York City Waterfalls,” which will send water cascading from under the Brooklyn Bridge and three free-standing scaffolds in New York Harbor from July through October. Comments (1).

Empire falls

DUMBO: State officials have finally taken the blame for allowing a Civil War–era warehouse on the DUMBO waterfront to fall into such disrepair that a state park had to be closed last month to prevent people from getting conked with bricks. Comments (1).


Downtown: A car and a motorcycle were stolen within hours of each other on Jan. 9. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment.

Artist to fix eyesore with kids’ help

Downtown: The children of DUMBO will help create a massive mural this week to spruce up the ugly corrugated metal wall on Front Street under the Manhattan Bridge. Comments (1).