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Thursday, July 17, 2008

MTV hangs up on Downtown

MTV hangs up on Downtown

MTV’s reality show “The Real World” will no longer house its seven cast members in the newly renovated BellTel Lofts in Downtown, a member of the building’s board confirmed. Comments (2)

Better than Times Square?

Theater: The curtains have gone up on the long-awaited TKTS booth at the Metrotech Center in Downtown Brooklyn. And the offering of discount tickets is cause for a standing ovation. Comment

Park art

Art: There are always plenty of strange things to gawk at in Empire–Fulton Ferry State Park, but beginning Sunday, a collection of 30 exotic sculptures will be unveiled by the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition. Comment

‘Associated’ with failure; Concord Village supermarket closes

Development: The Associated Supermarket on Tillary Street in Downtown shuttered its doors last week — but only temporarily. Comments (2)

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

A smoke-belching soft ice-cream truck that had commandeered the city’s much-ballyhooed $1.5-million tourism gateway at the Brooklyn Bridge footpath has been booted by cops — who vowed to ticket its owner if he ever parks there again. Comments (1)

Man is brutally beaten by trio in DUMBO

Crime: If it’s Wednesday, that means its Police Blotter Day in the now daily-updated Brooklyn Paper. Find your neighborhood below to read all the crime news. Comment
A five-pound bucket of cement fell 23 stories from nearly the top of 66 Court St., demolishing a city-owned car and bringing back eerie memories of a similar incident 25 years ago — but unlike that fatal accident, only one passer-by was shaken up this time. Comments (2)

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