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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

It’s strictly ballroom at One Front Street

Nightlife: Sorry, Community Board 2, but this is no hip-hop club. Comments (3)

Bank robbery on the Fulton Mall

Brooklyn Heights: And this thief uses a fake kid as an accomplice! Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown’s 84th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Walt Whitman was beat, man

Event: St. Francis College explores Brooklyn’s legendary poet’s influence on guys like Allen Ginsberg. Comments (1)

Monday, March 22, 2010

Brooklyn Bridge bark! No dogs allowed in park portion opened today!

Bridge ‘Park’: It’s the greatest thing to happen to Brooklyn open space lovers since Prospect Park was built in the Civil War era — but it’s not so great for their dogs! Comments (26)

More high-flying fun comes to Galapagos

Nightlife: Break out your 1940s vintage finest. Comment

Photography on the fringes

Art: Broken-down industrial structures might detract most people, but for photographers with a sense of adventure, they can be ideal spots for urban exploration and inspiration. Comment

Friday, March 19, 2010

Brooklyn Bridge Park to open on Monday!

Bridge ‘Park’: On Monday, Brooklyn finally gets a chance to park it on the stoop. Comments (4)

Crackdown! Cyclists say cops are fining them on Downtown bike routes

Mean Streets: Riding a bicycle in Downtown Brooklyn can be hazardous — to your bank account. Comments (23)

Thursday, March 18, 2010


This project takes no ‘Toll’ on DUMBO

DUMBO: A “gritty” and very urban residential tower proposed by one of the nation’s largest suburban homebuilders breezed over the first hurdle of the public review process when a Community Board 2 committee approved Toll Brothers’ Water Street design on Wednesday night. Comments (3)

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