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Thursday, Aug. 14, 2008

The ‘park’ stops here

The ‘park’ stops here

Bridge ‘Park’: The highly touted first phase of the proposed Brooklyn Bridge Park — a grand, Euro-style piazza and skating rink under the Brooklyn Bridge that was supposed to open next fall — will be delayed at least five years. Comments (3)

Been there, delayed that

Editorial: Our editorial board is outraged over more incompetence — and yet another delay — at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comments (3)

Yogurt war!

Yogurt war!

Downtown: Court Street will get a brain freeze in the next few weeks when three different upscale frozen yogurt shops open within four blocks of each other. Comments (1)
Brooklyn Heights: Mayor Bloomberg — a billionaire former Republican — has inserted himself into the Democratic race for a Brooklyn Heights state Senate seat, endorsing a well off newcomer against longtime incumbent Marty Connor as payback for votes against him in Albany. Comments (6)

Curds and wha?

Vox Pop: Court Street is officially the most cultured block in the borough. Three frozen yogurt shops — all offering the same sweet-tart treat — are opening within a span of three blocks between State and Remsen Streets. Does Downtown really need so much frozen yogurt — or will the battle to win over dessert-loving pedestrians end up as so much curdled milk? We hit the street to find out. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008

DUMBO: DUMBO is being plagued by a serial window-smasher and burglar who broke into at least two more cars on Monday night and has left glass littered around the newly chic neighborhood. Comments (3)

Friday, Aug. 8, 2008

Dog day in Brooklyn Heights

Dog day in Brooklyn Heights

Bloomy in the ’Hood: A fifth pet store in the neighborhood has tails wagging and humans talking. Comments (1)
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8-8-08!

DUMBO: Here’s ace reporter Sarah Portlock’s take on 8-8-08! Comment
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8-8-08!

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8-8-08!

DUMBO: Here’s ace reporter Sarah Portlock’s take on 8-8-08! Comment

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