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Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007

Not again: More swastikas — this time at Trader Joe’s!

Crime: Vandals scrawled four swastikas in green marker on the side of the landmark Independence Bank on Atlantic Avenue last week (which is soon to house a Trader Joe’s market). Comments (2)

Soul food to Gage & Tollner site

Amy Ruth’s, a Harlem soul food restaurant known for a fried chicken-and-waffles dish named after Al Sharpton, will open a second location at the landmark Gage & Tollner site on the Fulton Mall. Comment

Just saying ‘no’ may have led to this big-time theft

Crime: A woman who followed Nancy Reagan’s famous advice to “just say no” to drugs ended up being robbed of $4,400 in jewelry early on Oct. 12. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown’s 84th Precinct. Comment
Art: Galapagos Art Space — that hipster haven on North Sixth Street that has been Williamsburg’s home to outsider performance art since 2003 — is moving to DUMBO next year, and when it does, it’s going to be green. Comments (1)

Inconvenience pays: Movie crew tosses dough around Heights

Who said Hollywood types are heartless: after turning Brooklyn Heights into their own back lot, the Coen Brothers have started spreading some major green throughout the neighborhood. Comments (1)

Eating veg is good — but where?

Heights Lowdown: Brooklyn Vegetarian Week is all well and good, but the Heights doesn’t have any vegetarian restaurants! Comments (2)

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