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Thursday, May 28, 2009

Poor saps! City kills nine DeKalb Avenue trees

Downtown plan: There could be lots of lonely partridges on the first day of Christmas this year, because the city chopped down nine pears trees on DeKalb avenue last week. Comment

Get your fala-fill at the Lebanese food fest

Event: A three-day Middle Eastern food fair is coming to Brooklyn Heights this weekend. Comments (1)

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Attacked for a cell

Brooklyn Heights: A thief asks a man for his cellphone, is rebuffed, and then asks again. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

The best thing we ate this week: Jacques Torres is making ice cream!

Dining: He conquered the world of high-end truffles and bon-bons. Then he made us look forward to winter with his hot chocolate. When he started baking, his kitchen quickly created the best chocolate chip cookies and brownies in the city. With video … Comment

Friday, May 22, 2009

Council panel troubled by Dock Street project

DUMBO: Widely hyped concerns that a controversial residential tower and middle school on Dock Street in DUMBO would block views of the Brooklyn Bridge took a back seat at a City Council hearing last Thursday, where politicians focused on charges that the School Construction Authority improperly colluded with the project’s developer. Comments (13)

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