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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008

Sex, lies and audiotape

Art: They say phone sex is anonymous. But in DUMBO this week, a one-night-only photo exhibition pulls back the covers on the delights of dialing-up. Comments (1)

Ratner no king for queens

Downtown: They’re here, they’re queer — and they’re going to build a place of their own with or without Bruce Ratner’s help! Comment

Final debate for Heights Senate seat

Brooklyn Heights: A Republican candidate for the Brooklyn Heights state Senate seat took his last licks at favored Democratic newcomer Daniel Squadron during a debate on Tuesday night, charging that Squadron is part of the same “Democratic machine” that clogs up legislation in Albany — but Squadron sat quietly, knowing that his general election victory was all but guaranteed when he won the Democratic primary in September. Comment

Salad days! Two new groceries to open in Downtown

Downtown: Bucking a citywide trend, Downtown is about to get two new grocery stores. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

City draws the line against feds

Downtown: A de facto 38th Parallel in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn has emerged along Cadman Plaza East between the federal courthouse and the city’s Office of Emergency Management building. Comments (1)

Toothache for dentist

Brooklyn Heights: A Montague Street dental office is broken into. Plus all the crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Turf war: The people speak

Vox Pop: Sometimes even the big boys can be pretty childish. The endless war between the city government and the feds for parking spaces on Cadman Plaza East got its own DMZ last week when city workers sprayed a big white line right across the street. One side will be reserved for city cars, the other for federal workers. The Cold War seems sensible enough, but some area residents think the whole thing is nuts. Comment

Monday, Oct. 27, 2008

Merry-go-DUMBO for Ohio group

DUMBO: Gene Juillierat saw the horse and started crying. Comments (3)

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