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Monday, Sept. 3, 2012

Back on the map! Vignelli returns with his famous subway diagram

Event: An Italian designer’s once controversial map of the New York City subway was so unpopular, straphangers demanded a replacement — but the elegant and informative diagram is making a comeback. Comments (3)

Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012

Dekalb Market won’t reopen in 2012

Downtown: The organizers of Dekalb Market will not reopen their shipping container bazaar this year after it shuts down on Sept. 30 — reversing a promise to debut in a new location for the lucrative holiday season. Comments (16)

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Interview with a carnivore: Checkin’ in with Brooklyn Heights hunter Steven Rinella

Checkin’ in with: How long could you survive in the wilds of Prospect Park? This Brooklyn Heights resident and expert hunter says he could last years. Comments (14)

Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012

Foodies devour semi-fertilized duck eggs in Downtown eating contest

Dining: Move over Cool Hand Luke! Comments (7)

Cops: We caught a bike thief

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

Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012

Film adaptation! Brooklyn Heights Cinema to become not-for-profit

Cinema: The owner of a beloved independent movie theater in Brooklyn Heights wants to convert his business into not-for-profit enterprise in an attempt to gain staying power in an evolving, digital-centric industry that favors multiplexes over tiny cinemas. Comments (3)