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Thursday, July 9, 2009

Buzzy prepares his sue-fflé over arborcidal artwork

DUMBO: The posh River Café has dished up a $3-million complaint against everyone associated with last summer’s tree-killing Waterfalls art installation, charging that salty mist from the falls damaged the eatery’s manicured grounds and facilities. Comments (4)

Duffield neighbors are hostile to the new hostel

Downtown: The builders behind Duffield Street’s half-finished Hotel Indigo revealed renderings this week for another boutique hotel on the Downtown throughway — the fourth inn planned for the block between Fulton and Willoughby streets. And not everyone is happy. Comments (2)

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

‘Alternate’ reality for Heights and DUMBO as parking rules change

Brooklyn Heights: Downtown, DUMBO, Vinegar Hill and Brooklyn Heights will finally get in on the alternate-side-of-the-street parking holiday starting on Monday, when city workers begin the six- to eight-week chore of installing new signs to reflect changes in street cleaning rules. Comments (1)

Plundered in the plaza

Brooklyn Heights: A woman is mugged on Cadman Plaza. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Get out of the subway and onto one of his scooters

Shopping: A new Downtown shop wants you to save money, save gas and get into the Zen spirit of owning your own scooter. Comments (7)

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