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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Friday, Nov. 20, 2009

From retail to residential

Downtown: When we started covering Brooklyn, Downtown was holding on as a major hub for high-end retailers like the flagship location of Abraham & Strauss or the Martin’s on Fulton Street. Comments (2)

A long journey from warehouse to hothouse

DUMBO: For 21 years, the St. Ann’s Warehouse performance space was in Brooklyn Heights before it moved to DUMBO in 2000. Comment

The story of Brooklyn Heights? Stability

Brooklyn Heights: To see Brooklyn Heights now is practically to see it as it was 30 years ago, if not more. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009

Horrifying kidnapping near Bklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Heights: A thug mugs her and tosses her in his car. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Monday, Nov. 16, 2009

The tallest building in the borough is NOT the ugliest!

Brooklyn Angle: Our columnist certainl thought it was — until he called the architect and had it all explained to him. Comments (9)

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Saturday, Nov. 14, 2009

Check out the wheels off this Lexus!

Brooklyn Heights: Thieves were in such a rush to get the tires off this Lexus that they even left their jack behind! This was the scene on the block between Henry and Hicks streets last Friday, a few hours after thugs stripped off the fancy wheels — which cops say have a street value in the thousands. Comments (2)

Friday, Nov. 13, 2009

It’s a neckdown showdown on Hicks Street!

Brooklyn Heights: A new effort to make Brooklyn Heights more pedestrian-friendly may have taken a wrong turn, as new sidewalk extensions at Joralemon and Hicks streets will make the intersection a concrete obstacle course for fire trucks exiting the nearby firehouse. Comments (20)