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Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007

94 years old & homeless: He’ll sleep in his Buick before he leaves Carroll Gardens

Brooklyn Angle: Dominick Diomede is 94, has lived in Carroll Gardens for most of his life, and is about to be thrown out on the street. Comments (2)

The bitter story of a sugar plant

Brooklyn South: To be inside a factory on the verge of demolition is like visiting a place of worship emptied by earthquake. The ceilings are high. Unfiltered sunlight washes over everything: chairs that once held people, stray leather shoes, a suit jacket, ink-stained ledgers, bashed-up books. A sapling grows in the arch of a broken, scroll-shaped window. Comment

City: No hotel on Red Hook shore

Red Hook: City officials dashed several developer’s hopes this week by declaring part of the Red Hook waterfront a hotel-free zone. Comment

Armed mugger flees when he’s spooked

Carroll Gardens: A man with a silver pistol held two women at gunpoint on Jan. 7, but the gunman got spooked twice and walked away empty-handed, police said. Comment

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