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Thursday, May 21, 2009

City takes slice out of Arby’s Downtown plan

Downtown: The city sent Arby’s back to the carving board, ordering a redesign from a restaurateur who dreams of opening the chain roast beef sandwich shop in the landmarked former Gage and Tollner site on Fulton Mall. Comments (3)

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Big accident at tallest building

Downtown plan: A worker fell and was badly injured at 111 Lawrence St., the Downtown tower that is slated to be Brooklyn’s tallest. Comment

In the 33rd District: Candidate Steve Levin shows up

Brooklyn Heights: The story of Tuesday night’s debate for the 33rd Council seat wasn’t what was said — but who showed up. Comments (29)

Kissing bandit

Brooklyn Heights: A thief asks for a kiss, but settles for a cellphone. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The best thing we ate this week: The mussels at Rebar

Dining: Finally, there’s a kick-ass menu to go with the beautiful setting and creative cocktails at one of our favorite DUMBO watering holes, reBar. Comment

Monday, May 18, 2009

Squadron: Let us pay to park in our neighborhoods

Brooklyn Heights: State lawmakers from Brooklyn have drafted a bill that would forever change the way New Yorkers drive — and park — by forcing car owners to buy permits to legally park in the neighborhoods, but the Bloomberg Administration says the plan is dead on arrival. Comments (2)

Friday, May 15, 2009

Lunch order in the court!

Downtown: You’ve heard of a hung jury, but what do you do with a hungry jury? One Downtown business group has the answer. Comments (2)

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