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Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007

Downtown: For years, many Brooklyn Heights residents have wondered about the unknown person who had been secretly hanging hand-painted wooden signs in Cadman Plaza Park to guide visitors to the famed, but impossible-to-find, Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian pathway. Comment

Toddlers get a life lesson

Downtown: Federal prosecutors have bagged a trusted employee who stole $150,000 from a Downtown nursery school. Comment

Clark St. restaurant closes

Downtown: It’s “finito” for Palmira’s — the latest eatery to close at the cursed corner of Clark and Hicks streets. Comment

Columbus Park — or Park-ing?

Downtown: Years after they turned a neighborhood park into a car park, Brooklyn’s Supreme Court judges have agreed to remove some of their vehicles from the greensward’s pedestrian pathway. Comment

DUMBO gets trees, lighting

Downtown: Just in time for the dead of winter — street trees! Comment

2006: The year in crime

Downtown: A new year means a new chance to see whether crime is up or down. Here’s how precincts in and around Downtown fared for the just-ended calendar year. Comment

Boxing Day beat-down in Heights

Downtown: A man breaking into a Jeep on Clinton Street turned his violence on a Brooklyn Heights man walking home on Dec. 26, cops said, but still ended up empty-handed. Comment
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