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Friday, March 18, 2011

BHA lawsuit is a bad idea

Bridge ‘Park’: My wife, Betsy, and I attended the Brooklyn Heights Association annual meeting on Feb. 28 at which Jane McGroarty, Brooklyn Heights Association president, included in her remarks an explanation of the rationale for the Brooklyn Heights Association lawsuit challenging the proposed use of the Tobacco Warehouse as a new home for the St. Ann’s Warehouse theater. In spite of this eloquent explanation, Betsy and I, most respectfully, remain strongly supportive of the St. Ann’s proposal and in strong disagreement with the Brooklyn Heights Association lawsuit. Comments (1).

The BHA suit is about justice

Bridge ‘Park’: What if, today, someone — anyone — decided that your local park didn’t belong to the public any more? Or maybe just the lake, the boat house, or the ball field didn’t belong to the public any more? Would you think that was OK? Comments (1).

Thursday, March 17, 2011

PS 8 parents demand a middle school in the Heights

Brooklyn Heights: Parents at Brooklyn Heights’ now-popular PS 8 elementary school are demanding that the city expand its program to include a middle school — and they say the neighborhood’s very survival depends on it. Comments (8).

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Bike share is coming to Brooklyn!

Downtown: What’s good enough for Europe is apparently finally good enough for us. Comments (9).

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So much for brotherly love

Brooklyn Heights: A gay hookup ends in a robbery. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Here they are — your NCAA tourney-bound LIU Blackbirds!

Downtown: Long Island University’s cagers are Brooklyn’s only shot at the Final Four. So meet them in this exclusive pre-tournament story. Comments (3).

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Blackbirds singing in the dead of night! Long Island University makes March Madness after OT win!

Downtown: Long Island University gutted its way to its biggest win in over a decade last night, dispatching Robert Morris 85-82 in overtime and earning a berth in the NCAA tournament as Northeast Conference champs. Comments (2).