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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009

Art attack! MoMA takes money battle deep into Brooklyn territory

Art: The Museum of Modern Art — with more masterpieces than an art history textbook — took a shot across the Bauhaus of the Brooklyn Museum this week, plastering a Downtown subway station with ads that will turn it into a month-long annex of the Manhattan institution. Comments (7).

All drawn out

Cartoon: Our cartoonist Cristian Fleming takes a look at the Macy’s on Fulton Mall. Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2009

Que Syrah, Syrah! CB2 backs liquor license

Dining: Prohibition is over in Community Board 2! Comments (3).

Macy’s to Brooklyn workers: You’re safe for now

Shopping: Macy’s will be laying off thousands of workers nationwide — but the several hundred employees at the chain’s Brooklyn flagship on the Fulton Mall are safe. Comment.

Lots of snatches in Downtown

Brooklyn Heights: Petty criminals ran wild Downtown last week, even in front of the halls of justice! Plus all the crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment.

Twitter ‘writers’ get their Pulitzers

Event: This article is too long to win a Shorty Award. Comments (3).

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009

The secrets of love…in one book!

Books: Ben Karlin, a former “Daily Show” and “Colbert Report” writer, will read from his book about bad breakups on Feb. 13 in DUMBO. Comment.

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