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Thursday, April 8, 2010

Red diaper baby! Catch Said Sayrafiezadeh at powerHouse on April 15

Books: Saïd Sayrafiezadeh’s debut memoir, “When Skateboards Will Be Free,” has garnered considerable acclaim for its grace and humor as he detailed a not-so-common childhood — being raised by ardent Socialists in Pennsylvania. Comment

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Bus-ted! Correction vehicles are cramming Court Street

Brooklyn Heights: The Brooklyn House of Detention is overflowing — but this time it’s not with criminals! Comments (5)

This was one low-speed chase

Brooklyn Heights: A 70-year-old chases after a woman who stole her purse on Bond Street. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Downtown’s 84th Precinct. Comments (1)

Monday, April 5, 2010

Crop to Cup finally opens a cafe

Dining: Buyers, beware — you may enter the new Crop to Cup Café in Brooklyn Heights seeking nothing but your morning coffee, and find yourself leaving with an antique armoire. Comment

Friday, April 2, 2010

If at first (and second) they don’t succeed …

Downtown: MTA workers missed their latest deadline for repairs at the long-decrepit Jay Street-Borough Hall station, which is still showing a March 31 completion date as of today. Comments (2)

A big cross on the Great Bridge

Downtown: Believers celebrate Good Friday with the “Way of the Cross” march. Comments (3)

Thursday, April 1, 2010

What a relief! Toilets will be installed in Brooklyn Bridge Park soon

Bridge ‘Park’: It looks like the facilities at Pier 1 of Brooklyn Bridge Park won’t be piss-poor after all! Comments (1)

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

NYU land grab?

Downtown plan: First they got their sciences, now they’re coming for the arts! Comments (1)

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