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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008

Cooling off!

Bridge ‘Park’: A luxury building that is the cornerstone of the Brooklyn Bridge Park waterfront development is showing signs that the tanking economy is hurting the local real-estate market. Comment


Brooklyn Heights: Wall Street blues be damned! Comment

Deli good

Dining: Downtown office workers, starving for a delicious lunchtime sandwich, can now have their day on Court — F. Martinella’s has opened. Comment

Awe shucks!

Dining: A DUMBO eatery is reconnecting the nautical neighborhood with its seafaring roots — with oysters! Comment

Veterans’ day

Downtown: Downtown planners — led by former Borough President Howard Golden — want to turn the stately, but neglected war memorial in Cadman Plaza Park into a state-of-the-art museum and veterans center as well as a monument to heroes from the Revolutionary War to the current conflicts abroad. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008

Sloan-Kettering coming to Brooklyn

Downtown: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center wants to bring its world-renowned cancer doctors to Downtown Brooklyn. Comments (5)

Late-night subway mugging

Brooklyn Heights: A woman is mugged as she leaves a subway station on Clinton Street. Plus all the crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

The breakfast of champions

Downtown: Downtown power broker Steve Cohn’s annual pre-election event at Junior’s was the ultimate power breakfast. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008

It’s beginning to look a lot …

Downtown: The Fulton Street Mall joined neighborhood shopping strips throughout Brooklyn in heralding an early start to the Christmas shopping season. Comment

Monday, Nov. 3, 2008

Grimaldi’s to go (to Manhattan)

Dining: Finally, Manhattan will get a taste of what Brooklynites have been devouring for years. Comments (9)

Friday, Oct. 31, 2008

Yassky fallout! Ken is loaded for ‘Baer’

Brooklyn Heights: Add Ken Baer to the list of people angry about Councilman David Yassky’s vote to let elected officials run for a third term — but unlike everyone else, Baer is actually doing something about it. Comments (4)

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