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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Holy shirt! NY Times threatens DUMBO biz over logo

DUMBO: The Old Gray Lady sure is cranky! Comments (8)

Danger zone! Getting to the new Pier 6 is no joyride

Mean Streets: When it comes to Brooklyn Bridge Park’s new Pier 6 playground, getting there is none of the fun. Comments (9)

Now this DUMBO plaza is finally a ‘Pearl’

DUMBO: DUMBO’s Pearl Street Triangle — which is as beloved as it is mocked — would become a pedestrian oasis complete with movie screenings and ample seating under a visionary plan put forth by three architects. Comment

Pols on BQE repairs: Our way is the highway!

Mean Streets: A state plan that could rip out a portion of historic Brooklyn Heights to repair the aging Brooklyn-Queens Expressway is nine miles of bad road, local pols said this week. Comments (1)

Protestors: Save our vital (and always empty) bus lines!

Downtown: An MTA plan to cut a key Brooklyn-to-Manhattan bus line would leave disabled people stranded, handicapped people and their supporters charged on Tuesday afternoon. Comments (5)

Another break-in at gym

Brooklyn Heights: Planet Fitness should be called Gym Rats. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Monday, June 21, 2010

Look out! Pier 1 repairs will keep parkgoers in the street for two more weeks!

Mean Streets: You’re taking your life in your own hands when trying to enter Pier 1 of Brooklyn Bridge Park — and developers say it’ll be two more weeks before it’s safe. Comment

Saturday, June 19, 2010

This coffee place makes a heckuva sandwich!

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Go for the Fair Trade java, stay for the sandwich at Crop to Cup. Comments (2)

Friday, June 18, 2010

Pier 1’s ‘danger domes’ are cordoned off

Meadows of Shame: The hot metal play domes that caused such a ruckus when they scalded children during the opening days of the Pier 1 section of Brooklyn Bridge Park earlier this month, have been placed off limits. Comments (1)

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