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Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010

Downtown Arby’s is dead — cause unknown

Dining: Arby’s, which made a name for itself with salty roast beef, horseradish sauce and curly fries, unexpectedly closed on Wednesday at the former Gage and Tollner building on Fulton Street Mall. It was 7 months old. Comments (2).

Pitch perfect! Three Heights bars back different British teams

Event: Soccer on Atlantic Avenue has reached a fever pitch. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010

BREAKING: Grimaldi’s owner says eviction talk is pie in the sky!

DUMBO: Grimaldi’s owner Frank Ciolli lashed out at reports that his beloved, tourist-filled, Sinatra-loving pizzeria is about to be evicted from its spot under the Brooklyn Bridge. Comments (10).

Double trouble on Warren

Brooklyn Heights: Two thieves, one victim, one horrific tale of woe. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comments (1).

Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010

Terrorism? What terrorism? Atlantic Muslims deny link to al-Qaeda’s new top man

Downtown: Muslims living and worshipping in Downtown are refuting an FBI report that Adnan Shukrijumah, a top al-Qaeda terrorist leader, sprouted from Atlantic Avenue’s close knit Islamic community and worshipped in a neighborhood mosque where his father was an imam. Comments (3).

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