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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

‘Cold Blood,’ hot price! Truman Capote’s Heights home for sale

Brooklyn Heights: He lived in Brooklyn. By choice. Comments (3)

Last holdouts face eviction to make room for ‘Willoughby Square Park’

Downtown plan: The clock is ticking for residents living at the future site of Willoughby Square Park in Downtown — they’ll have to leave by July to make room for the green space. Comment

‘Spitting’ mad

Brooklyn Heights: A perp spits in two cops faces — then says he’s HIV positive! Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown’s 84th Precinct. Comment

reBar is retooled in DUMBO

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Don’t worry, it’s good news, thanks to chef Jeremy Leech. Comment

The ‘Gersh’ is back!

Dining: ReBar has recreated the greatest cocktail ever — the Gersh. Our writer is so proud. Comment

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

DUMBO’s new ‘Front’

Dining: The ritzy Five Front is now Brooklyn Bridge Gardens, a new bar near Brooklyn Bridge Park that will open this Friday. Comment

Squibb Park work underway in the Heights

Bridge ‘Park’: Brooklyn Heights’ next big makeover is underway — the resurrection of the long-defunct Squibb Park into a gateway to the new Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comments (2)

Monday, May 10, 2010

Duck! Lookout for this avian inhabitant at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Bridge ‘Park’: This is the quack that will echo throughout history. Comment

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Classic photos highlight NY Photo Fest this year

Art: Marc Granager’s photos from the Algerian War of Independence in the 1960s are a must-see. Comment

Friday, May 7, 2010

Proxy battle! Race for district leader — what? — is really all about Vito Lopez

Brooklyn Heights: This year’s biggest election battle is being waged on the lowest rung of the political ladder — a fight for a district leader post in the heart of Brownstone Brooklyn. Comments (11)

Bklyn Bridge Park is half Manhattan! Two of four concessionaires are from the outer borough

Bridge ‘Park’: The operators of Brooklyn Bridge Park have announced the four concessionaires who will be serving food and drink on Pier 1 — and two of them are from Manhattan! Comment