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Saturday, June 7, 2008

It’s official: Downtown gets ‘Real’

Downtown: We broke the news two weeks ago, but MTV has confirmed it: The network’s “Real World” reality show is coming to the Bell Tel Lofts building on Willoughby Street in Downtown. Comment

A hit and run on Court St.

Downtown: An 88-year-old man was hit by a silver sedan and left to bleed on Court Street on Monday afternoon as the driver sped off, cops said. Comment

City: We don’t need a middle school in DUMBO — now

DUMBO: A DUMBO developer’s plan to build a controversial 18-story apartment tower with the carrot of a new middle school was handed a setback last Wednesday when a top schools official said that the neighborhood actually doesn’t need a school right now. Comments (1)

Poly alumni still object to merger

Downtown: A new state Senate report blasts this year’s merger of New York University and Polytechnic University as flawed — and defiant Polytechnic alumni, who couldn’t prevent the Downtown engineering campus from being taken over by the Manhattan-based liberal arts school, are saying, “We told you so.” Comments (2)

Lines are drawn

DUMBO: The Department of Transportation says it will repaint lanes along Front Street in DUMBO by the end of the week after a routine street repaving left drivers confused (like this mini-van driver) about where to go. Comments (1)

Friday, June 6, 2008

Fulton Mall goes trendy

Downtown: Swedish cheap-chic clothing store H&M will come to Fulton Mall by next spring, a company spokeswoman confirmed on Friday. Comment

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