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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

‘General’ discontent over new sign at DUMBO store

Shopping: A DUMBO entrepreneur has ended years of peaceful anonymity and started a riveting neighborhood debate by simply hanging a sign. Comments (1)

This ain’t no party — this ain’t no foolin’ around

Brooklyn Heights: Thugs mug a man and then party in his apartment. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Monday, July 20, 2009


D’oh nuts! Tim Hortons replaces Dunkin Donuts in two Downtown spots

Dining: Canadian donut invader Tim Hortons has opened in two Downtown locations and, of course, The Brooklyn Paper team was there. Comments (5)

Friday, July 17, 2009

Want to open a supermarket? Here’s your chance

Vinegar Hill: The city has made it official: It wants a supermarket inside the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Comments (7)

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Thursday, July 16, 2009

State blocks higher rents for garage at Riverside Apartments

Brooklyn Heights: A state agency has sunk a landlord’s plans to construct an underground garage topped with a garden behind an historic Joralemon Street apartment complex. Comments (1)