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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Friday, Sept. 16, 2011

You’ll shake with pleasure at Blueprint

Bar Scrawl: Great cocktails in Park Slope. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011

City gets high! Panel clears the way for ‘Skyscraper Historic District’

Brooklyn Heights: A city panel unanimously approved a controversial new historic district in Downtown on Tuesday — despite opposition from residents who demanded that officials remove their co-op building from the landmarked area. Comments (3)

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More crime at Planet Fitness

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comments (3)

Money-raiser for City Harvest will be food, folks and funds

Dining: Talk about an autumn harvest! Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011

LIU profs accept ‘imperfect’ contract

Downtown: Teachers will return to work today after a six-day strike over wages. Comments (6)

Monday, Sept. 12, 2011

Graffiti artist writes ‘Love Letter’ across ugly Downtown garage

Art: Steve Powers is transforming a Hoyt Street garage into a work of art thanks to officials at the Fulton Street Macy’s — who paid for the project after the city asked them to spruce up their ugly facades. Comments (6)

Book ‘em! Marty’s annual literary festival features heavy hitters

Awesome: Egan! Foer! Oates! McMurtry! And a sneak peak at Russell Banks’s forthcoming book! Marty — you’ve booked quite a lineup. Comment

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011

Students join LIU strike — on the side the teachers

Downtown: Students at Long Island University — where a heated faculty strike is underway — have a message for school administrators: Bring our teachers back or kiss us goodbye. Comments (5)