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Saturday, March 15, 2008

State begins demolition at Brooklyn Bridge ‘Park’ — then tells the press after the fact.

Bridge ‘Park’: Demolition of Brooklyn Bridge ‘Park’ begins. Comments (3)

NYU lands in Bklyn

Downtown: New York University has planted its flag in Brooklyn — and now students must pay. Comments (1)

Study: Buses will get people to ‘Park’

Bridge ‘Park’: Bus them and they will come. Transportation experts went back to the future to find ways to get more people to the remote Brooklyn Bridge Park — the 85-acre open space, commercial and condo development planned for the DUMBO and Brooklyn Heights waterfront — and what they came up with is straight out of early 20th-century urban planning. Comments (1)

Swastika man moonlighted for NYPD

Downtown: The man charged with defacing Remsen Street buildings and cars with swastikas was reportedly working as an informant for the NYPD. As you might imagine, prosecutors had to dismiss that case! Comments (1)

The lobster is re-signed

Downtown: A legendary Brooklyn Heights restaurant will turn off its lights for the last time this week, unplugging an iconic sign that has cast a neon glow on Montague Street for decades. Comments (1)

Euripides rocks

Theater: New Downtown Brooklyn theater company brings an punk-tinged production of “Iphigenia” to the stage. Comments (2)

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