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Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008

Empire falls

DUMBO: State officials have finally taken the blame for allowing a Civil War–era warehouse on the DUMBO waterfront to fall into such disrepair that a state park had to be closed last month to prevent people from getting conked with bricks. Comments (1)

Artist to fix eyesore with kids’ help

Downtown: The children of DUMBO will help create a massive mural this week to spruce up the ugly corrugated metal wall on Front Street under the Manhattan Bridge. Comments (1)

Carjacked

Downtown: A car and a motorcycle were stolen within hours of each other on Jan. 9. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Brooklyn Bridge waterfalls

Downtown: Here’s a sneak peek at Olafur Eliasson’s “New York City Waterfalls,” which will send water cascading from under the Brooklyn Bridge and three free-standing scaffolds in New York Harbor from July through October. Comments (1)

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