Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Saturday, Nov. 24, 2007

Hotel for Schermerhorn

Downtown plan: Tyler Hospitality, the firm building a 32-story Staybridge Suites motel in Times Square, will bring a Holiday Inn to Schermerhorn Street, a thoroughfare that has recently seen a wave of new investment. Comment

Banner bummer: Anti-hate signs pulled down in Heights

Downtown: A string of vandalism targeting religious groups continued this week, as banners hanging at synagogues and churches in Brooklyn Heights were torn down by some not-so-merry pranksters. Comment

A couple of lovebirds mugged for big bucks on the Fulton Mall

Downtown: A couple’s Nov. 18 shopping spree ended just about as badly as it could have, when five men attacked them in a Fulton Street store and made of with nearly $13,000 in valuables. Plus all the other crime news from Downtown, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment
Downtown: The city is seeking an artist to put a mural on a DUMBO eyesore. Comment

Classic food store on its way — but which?

Downtown: Gentlemen, start your drooling. That’s about all you can do right now, given that no one is willing to positively ID the “national chain” with close to a century of experience in the food trade that will be coming to the corner of State and Court streets. Comment

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