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Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008

The (not-so-big) dig

Bridge ‘Park’: The promise of construction of the Brooklyn Bridge Park development along the DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights waterfront may be a symbol of a glorious future for the borough — but it has also revealed a scintillating symbol of Brooklyn’s glorious past. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008

Broad daylight shooting!

Brooklyn Heights: A mugger shoots his victim twice on Schermerhorn Street. Plus all the crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008

‘Squarehead’ squashed! DUMBO break-in artist is behind bars

DUMBO: A career criminal who smashed car windows throughout DUMBO over the summer will be making license plates for at least 3-1/2 years. Comments (1)

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Monday, Dec. 15, 2008

Work on Bridge ‘Park’ to start today (no, really)

Bridge ‘Park’: The construction of Brooklyn Bridge Park is supposed to begin today. Comments (1)
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Mmmm — We drink hot chocolate!

DUMBO: Borough President Markowitz summoned the Brooklyn press corps to DUMBO to drink Jacques Torres hot chocolate and listen to the Beep talk about the importance of supporting local businesses this holiday season. Comment

Buzz-y off! CB2 says no to River Cafe owner’s bid for booze on pier

DUMBO: A community board has said no to River Cafe owner Buzzy O’Keefe’s bid to commandeer a small portion of cherished public open space adjacent to the Brooklyn Bridge for booze-fueled private parties. Comments (1)