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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Friday, Feb. 1, 2013

Lewd laureates

Books: What does $5 get you in a DUMBO cathouse — a poem job. Comments (1).

MakerBot moves Downtown

Downtown: The Tech Triangle Initiative, which aims to woo technology companies to Downtown, sites MakerBot’s arrival at Metrotech as a coup. Comments (6).

Chocolate maker moving

DUMBO: Parting is such sweet sorrow – especially when it’s Jacques Torres who’s leaving. Comments (1).

Tell-tail poets: Excerpts from poems about love, loss, and lust

Books: Bards throughout time have figured out novel ways to twist words into tantalizing turns about love, loss, and lust — pretty much as soon as someone figured out how to recite poetry. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013

Moms march against guns

Downtown: The National Rifle Association has a tough new opponent: the Mom lobby. Comments (2).

Friday, Jan. 25, 2013

Tech mate! DUMBO’s tech incubators hatch the next generation of boro entrepreneurs

DUMBO: Forget storks: this is where techies come from. Comments (2).

Tech babies! Brooklyn’s tech triangle is real

DUMBO: Exciting new companies looking for the next billion-dollar idea share one office in DUMBO. Comment.

Trains on the brain

Brooklyn Heights: Could you name the world’s highest subway station? Do you know the shape cut out of the last New York subway tokens? Comments (1).