Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

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
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

Development: 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!

Crime: 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
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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