Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Covering: DUMBO, Vinegar Hill, Downtown, Brooklyn Heights

City: Save history on Duffield by paving over Duffield homes

Downtown plan: The city’s memorial to Brooklyn’s Underground Railroad history will sit atop an underground parking lot that will be built where the very Abolitionist history being commemorated is said to have actually happened. Comments (1)

The dough is rising all over

Heights Lowdown: Being a carbohydrate lover in Brooklyn Heights is costly — and I don’t mean having to sacrifice your size-6 jeans — thanks to new price hikes on wheat. Comments (1)

‘Holy’ man cons a Downtown good gal

Crime: A couple of con artists managed to con a woman out of $6,000 on Oct. 29 thanks to a complex ruse and the victim’s own good intentions. Plus all the other crime from Downtown, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Gold St seeing triple

Downtown plan: Despite earlier reports that an apartment project on the site of the McDonald’s at Tillary and Gold streets would consist of just one building, the developer told The Brooklyn Paper this week that he’s actually going to give birth to three. Comment

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