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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010

Heights Players hit home run with ballsy ‘Take Me Out’

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: It’s a line drive over the wall, so go hit the showers! Comments (6).

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010

A salt on Borough Hall

Downtown: What is going on with the sidewalk at Borough Hall? It’s a disgrace. Comments (5).

Dramatic jewelry shootout!

Brooklyn Heights: Two jewel thieves shoot their way out of a Fulton Mall bauble barn. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010

Meet a true film celebrity — Brooklyn Heights

Cinema: Writer-director Peter Hedges narrates a love story to a great cinematic neighborhood. Comments (3).

Monday, Jan. 11, 2010

Fine — and dandy! Bizwoman’s $3K summons is cut down to $75!

Brooklyn Heights: The Brooklyn Heights businesswoman who was facing $3,000 in fines for hanging a single envelope of business cards to a single lamppost last year fought City Hall — and won (mostly). Comments (4).

Steven Severin of Siouxsie and the Banshees is back

Music: Steven Severin helped form the seminal post-punk band Siouxsie and the Banshees in 1976 — but now he’s doing something really post-punk: He’s scoring classic experimental films. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 8, 2010

Murder-suicide in Vinegar Hill!

Brooklyn Heights: Few details are available except this: two dead bodies, one gun. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comments (11).

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