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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

It’s strictly ballroom at One Front Street

Nightlife: Sorry, Community Board 2, but this is no hip-hop club. Comments (3)

Bank robbery on the Fulton Mall

Brooklyn Heights: And this thief uses a fake kid as an accomplice! Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Walt Whitman was beat, man

Event: St. Francis College explores Brooklyn’s legendary poet’s influence on guys like Allen Ginsberg. Comments (1)

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Monday, March 22, 2010

Brooklyn Bridge bark! No dogs allowed in park portion opened today!

Bridge ‘Park’: It’s the greatest thing to happen to Brooklyn open space lovers since Prospect Park was built in the Civil War era — but it’s not so great for their dogs! Comments (26)

More high-flying fun comes to Galapagos

Nightlife: Break out your 1940s vintage finest. Comment

Photography on the fringes

Art: Broken-down industrial structures might detract most people, but for photographers with a sense of adventure, they can be ideal spots for urban exploration and inspiration. Comment

Friday, March 19, 2010

Brooklyn Bridge Park to open on Monday!

Bridge ‘Park’: On Monday, Brooklyn finally gets a chance to park it on the stoop. Comments (4)

Crackdown! Cyclists say cops are fining them on Downtown bike routes

Mean Streets: Riding a bicycle in Downtown Brooklyn can be hazardous — to your bank account. Comments (23)

Thursday, March 18, 2010

CB2: This project takes no ‘Toll’ on DUMBO

DUMBO: A “gritty” and very urban residential tower proposed by one of the nation’s largest suburban homebuilders breezed over the first hurdle of the public review process when a Community Board 2 committee approved Toll Brothers’ Water Street design on Wednesday night. Comments (3)