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Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011

Dog daze! ‘Hipster Puppies’ invade DUMBO

Books: Bearded, plaid-wearing hipsters are coming to DUMBO this month — but don’t worry, these ones won’t lock you into a conversation about Slavoj Žižek or Animal Collective. Comments (3)

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011

Big bar brawl at Hank’s Saloon

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comments (1)

Last chance to drink beer and look at Jackie Robinson’s sweaty jersey

Event: Enjoy the Brooklyn Historical Society’s beer garden party one last time on Aug. 25 Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011

Municipal mall! City sells two floors of D’town building for shops

Downtown plan: A Manhattan developer has plunked down $10 million to buy the first two floors of the Municipal Building, saying he’ll transform it from a lifeless office into a retail hub — and bring in an upscale restaurant. Comments (8)

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Friday, Aug. 12, 2011

Stanley Bosworth, founder of revolutionary St. Ann’s School, is dead

Brooklyn Heights: The eccentric educational iconoclast was 83. Comments (5)