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Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010

Pols say ‘All aboard’ at new LIRR gateway

Fort Greene: The Long Island Rail Road restored a bit of grandeur to train travel on Tuesday, as pols and other officials cut the ribbon on a new $108-million terminal near the intersection of Atlantic and Flatbush avenues. Comments (4).

New LIRR terminal is a monument to fear and paranoia

Brooklyn Angle: Why bother having the terror trials in a courthouse when we could have them at the new Long Island Rail Road terminal? Comments (20).

Tomb raters! Commuters think those bollards are for the birds, too

Vox Pop: The Long Island Rail Road is cutting the ribbon today on its new terminal near the intersection of Atlantic and Flatbush avenues, but commuters we talked to weren’t too impressed by a main feature of the design: the massive, tomb-like bollards deployed like a Satanic blast fence around the new building. Comments (1).

Monday, Jan. 4, 2010

Soaked two ways

Fort Greene: A woman’s apartment is robbed — while she’s in the tub! Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (4).