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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Carlo calls it quits: Scissura drops out of Borough President race

Downtown: Borough President Markowitz’s top aide will suspend his campaign to succeed his boss and will instead become president of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. Comment.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Mugged for his headphones

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment.

Murder is her business: Art shows stuffed animal crime scenes

Art: One of Jeanette May’s photos shows a severed head sitting on a kitchen floor amid scattered utensils, one eye peering up blankly — as stuffed animals tend to do. Comments (1).

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Their eyes are watching her

Theater: A play about famous writer Zora Neale Hurston is a true character study — and not just of the writer herself. Comment.

Monday, April 23, 2012

NYU to fix up much-maligned Downtown office building

Bloomy in the ’Hood: NYU will transform a decrepit eyesore at 370 Jay St. into a cutting-edge science facility that will revitalize the neighborhood and cement Downtown as the nation’s next big college town, borough officials say. Comments (1).

Friday, April 20, 2012

Occupiers occupy court to interrupt foreclosure auctions

Brooklyn Is Angry: Police arrested 37 Occupy Wall Street-affiliated protesters who stormed the Kings County Supreme Court on Thursday in an attempt to disrupt foreclosure auctions. Comment.

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