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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Kissed off! Jacques Torres will fight Hershey’s

DUMBO: Brooklyn’s most-famous chocolatier won’t kiss and make up. With video … Comments (1)

Designs of the times — a recession special at Brooklyn Designs

Shopping: Brooklyn Designs, the exhibition of the borough’s finest home furnishing makers, rears its sleek, contemporary head again next week. Even if you’re feeling the pinch of the recession, you don’t have to decorate your entire apartment only with Ikea products (not that there’s anything wrong with that). Comment

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Brooklyn Flea coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park site

Bridge ‘Park’: The popular Brooklyn Flea will open a summer home — its third — inside the troubled Brooklyn Bridge Park site starting in June. Comment

Big bank rob

Brooklyn Heights: A robber gets away with lots of cash. Plus all the crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Monday, April 27, 2009

Cramming for tests, but not for space, at PS 8

Brooklyn Heights: Parents were bursting with excitement after the city rolled out its design for a three-story annex to relieve overcrowding in PS 8 in Brooklyn Heights, one of the borough’s most-popular elementary schools. Comment

Friday, April 24, 2009

DUMBO’s ‘Berlin Wall’ is finally down

DUMBO: The city has restored a key link between East DUMBO and West DUMBO, uniting the divided neighborhood for the first time in generations. Comments (1)

This ‘Glass’ is completely full

Event: It’s an Ira vs. Philip smackdown at St. Anne’s Warehouse (relax, they’re cousins!). Comment

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