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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Saturday, July 14, 2007

Trader Joe’s in the bank

Downtown plan: It’s official: Trader Joe’s is coming to Atlantic Avenue. Comment

Alternate side of street parking

Heights Lowdown: The mystery “illegal” parker of Pierrepont Street has broken his silence! To our columnist! Exclusively! Comment

Burglary spree hits Main St, in DUMBO

Downtown: A fashionable DUMBO office building is in the midst of a crime spree featuring a thief who knocks through sheetrock walls to steal goods — plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown. Comment

No braking for alleycats

Downtown: DUMBO’s quaint cobblestone streets will be taken over next Saturday by thrill-seeking bike messengers in a renegade “alleycat” race across the neighborhood. Comment

Center moving next to precinct

Downtown: A Downtown Brooklyn homeless outreach center — which has recently sparked complaints of drug-addicts shooting up on brownstone stoops and homeless people using vestibules as toilets — is moving to a less-populated street. Comment

Park or parking? DUMBO decides

Downtown: The once trash-strewn parking lot at Pearl and Water streets in DUMBO has been transformed into what supporters say will become a neighborhood hangout, but others feel isn’t worth the valuable parking spaces it is sitting on. Comment

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