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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Saturday, July 21, 2007

Pool with a view

Bridge ‘Park’: Summer fun — but not for long — at the Floating pool in the Brooklyn Bridge Park waterfront development. Comment

Stop naming names: CB2 moves to curb street co-names

Downtown: A Brooklyn Heights community board, citing a rash of requests, is poised to make it tougher to rename streets after everyday people. Comments (1)

Green day

Downtown: What’s with those new green bike lanes? Comment

Nabe needs PO to be a nabe

Heights Lowdown: DUMBO is getting its own post office — sort of. Comment

Roller mug on Fulton Mall

Downtown: A disabled woman was robbed of her handbag by a purse snatcher and a Rollerblading teen on July 12 — plus all the crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown. Comment

DeBlasio hates an architect!

Downtown: Councilman Bill DeBlasio vowed to stop one of the borough’s most prolific architects this week, charging designer Robert Scarano with endangering the safety and aesthetic character of Brooklyn’s neighborhoods. Comment

Borough Hall art project will be weird

Art: Anyone who has passed by the steps of Borough Hall and thought, “There ought to be some turquoise, L-shaped, table-like things here,” is going to get his wish. Comment

New AIDS clinic is set for Downtown

Downtown plan: An health center for women will move into a Downtown that has increasingly become known less for its social service agencies than for its rising population of luxury residential towers. Comments (1)

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