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Saturday, July 21, 2007

Crying in my tofu chicken

Greene Acres: Mobay, purveyor of the finest veggie-chicken roti from Fort Greene to Montego Bay, is dead. Our columnist mourns. Comment.

Moving violation

Fort Greene: Someone sneaked into the Park Avenue lot of a company that specializes in renting moving trucks and made off with one of the heavy-duty haulers on July 9 — plus all the other crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Comment.

A new mansion on the ‘Hill’?

Fort Greene: A modernist riff on the courtyard-centric style of Mediterranean architecture is rising in Clinton Hill. Comment.

Swift senior nets gold

Fort Greene: There’s no way Edward Baker is 70 years old. Look at him. He’s chiseled. Watch him: he can run the 100 meter dash in 15.2 seconds — faster than men half his age. And now he’s wearing a gold medal from the Empire State Senior Games around his neck. Comments (1).

FG-CH downzone movin’ on up

Rezoning: The city is only one step away from making it more difficult to build towering, out-of-scale buildings in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill, like the 18-story building threatening to rise on a residential block of Washington Avenue. Comment.