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Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007

Big step forward for Downtown

Editorial: A plan for retail stores in the ground floor of the Municipal Building is a major step in the right direction towards revitalizing the entire area — a common-sense move long resisted by Metrotech builder Bruce Ratner. Comments (1)

Municipal mall

Municipal mall

Downtown plan: Brooklyn’s dour Municipal Building — where generations of lovers have gotten their marriage licenses and tax scofflaws have paid their fines — will ground-floor shops on Court Street under a plan being pushed by the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership. Comment

Game over

Downtown: Offices throughout DUMBO continue to be victimized by opportunistic thieves who are stealing computers right and left. Plus all the other crime news from Downtown, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Heights cars hurt bicyclists

Heights Lowdown: The Heights is no place for a bicyclist, our columnist finds. Comment

It’s no picnic on Front St.

Downtown: Those picnic tables at Front Street Pizza, which have been providing a spot for noshers since showing up unannounced four weeks ago, will disappear as soon as the weather gets nasty, said owner Larry Leonardi. Comments (1)

Bridge Park people ready to listen

Bridge ‘Park’: Leaders of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy want you to help decide what kind of recreational activities should be available when the proposed park is finally built. Comments (4)

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