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Thursday, June 11, 2009

Heights spine is Monta-go Street

Mean Streets: Brooklyn Heights residents: grab your walking shoes! For three Sundays in September, pedestrians will take over Montague Street. Comment

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Breaking news! City Council approves Dock Street project!

DUMBO: The City Council voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to give DUMBO developer Jed Walentas the rezoning that he needs to build a controversial 17-story tower next to the Brooklyn Bridge. Comments (8)

No beef here: City is satisfied with Arby’s plan

Downtown: The city signed off on a plan that will allow the fast-food chain Arby’s to open inside the landmarked former Gage and Tollner storefront on the Fulton Mall. Comment

Hip-hop festival returns to DUMBO

Music: The Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival is back — with bigger names and a second stage. Comments (1)

Robbed — while at a city office!

Brooklyn Heights: How come the security guard didn’t honor his promise? Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Breaking news! Council committee approves Dock Street project!

DUMBO: A key City Council committee this afternoon backed — by a surprisingly wide margin — DUMBO developer Jed Walentas’s controversial bid to build a 17-story tower next to the Brooklyn Bridge, hours after Speaker Christine Quinn reportedly had given her OK. Comments (68)

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