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Saturday, July 28, 2007

A tree falls in Brooklyn

Heights Lowdown: A co-op board decides to cut down a tree to save some cash. Comment

Headless sculpture in waterfront park

Art: Vandals have destroyed Charon Luebbers’s “Urban Fossil Bird Woman,” a key part of the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition’s 25th anniversary show in the park at the foot of Main Street in DUMBO. Comment

Coffee clashes at popular chain

Downtown: Two women were pick-pocketed at two franchises of the same ubiquitous coffee chain within 30 minutes of each other on July 21 — plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Downtown and DUMBO. Comment

Cops target DUMBO crime

Downtown: Peaceful DUMBO was crawling with cops this week in an effort to stop a mini-crime wave that has swept the usually quiet area between the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges. Comment

A river runs through it

A river runs through it

Downtown: Why does Cadman Plaza Park flood whenever it rains? The Parks Department says, “Don’t blame us.” Comment

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