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Thursday, May 7, 2009

It’s a ‘Squibb’ kick in Brooklyn Heights

Bridge ‘Park’: The Brooklyn Bridge Park development suffered yet another blow this week when a proposed bridge connecting it to Brooklyn Heights was axed in Mayor Bloomberg’s new budget, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comments (1)

The audacity of vote! Brooklyn man is convicted in Ohio

Downtown: A Downtown Brooklynite who illegally voted for Barack Obama in Ohio last year didn’t do it to cheat the system. He did it because it was easy. Comment

Cops: Teen terrors arrested in Heights

Brooklyn Heights: Cops say they have nabbed the teenage terrors responsible for at least six muggings in Brooklyn Heights. Comments (1)

More ‘Park’ malarkey

Editorial: The editorial board smells another rat in the latest cutbacks at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comment

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Thief on bike!

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

Gunfire in DUMBO’s Wild Wild East

DUMBO: A robber gets away with lots of cash. Plus all the crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comments (1)

Funk it! Slope author goes back to his roots

Books: Ben Greenman, an editor at the New Yorker, set out to write a biography of Sly Stone and ended up with a serious novel about an entirely made up funk rock legend. Comment

It’s snap time as New York Photo Fest takes over DUMBO

Art: The second annual neighborhood-wide photo event is coming next weekend. Comments (1)

Monday, May 4, 2009

Bridge ‘Park’ to run through River Cafe

Bridge ‘Park’: The lovely grounds of the enchanted River Café will be ripped apart to create a pathway linking disparate ends of the Brooklyn Bridge Park development, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comments (6)

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