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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Shakespeare — stripped down!

Theater: Summer has always been a ripe time for productions of Shakespeare’s wildly popular “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” often as a light breeze suitable for children. Comment

Roofus: So much noise that you can’t hear the noise

Bridge ‘Park’: Our cartoonist offers his take on complaints in Brooklyn Heights that Brooklyn Bridge Park’s popular “Movies with a View” series is too loud. Comments (1)

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Bus-ted (again)! Correction vehicles are still cramming Court Street

Brooklyn Heights: The Department of Correction bussed up (again) when its drivers got caught by this paper (again) hogging public parking spaces in Downtown (again) — but this time, agency officials promise (again) that they’re fixing the mess with a few new rules for their drivers. Comments (3)

Cop surrenders in hit-and-run

DUMBO: An 84th Precinct cop who rammed his police cruiser into a 61-year-old bicyclist as he blew through a red light in DUMBO — then failed to report what happened in the June 14 incident — was arrested on Tuesday. Comment

Lots of crime underground

Brooklyn Heights: At least two pickpockets in the subway lead the blotter this week. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Heights residents complain of noise from Park movie series

Bridge ‘Park’: Even a park is too loud for Brooklyn Heights residents! Comments (17)

Bridge two far! Manhattan, like Brooklyn, span to undergo long renovation

Mean Streets: The Manhattan Bridge is about to undergo a two-year cable reconstruction project — and you’re about to undergo a double-dose of traffic congestion. Comments (7)

Downtown boosters high on City Point project

Downtown plan: Mall begins construction at site of failed Albee Square shopping center. Comments (1)

Monday, July 19, 2010

Call it ‘Fulton Mess’ as city begins major repairs

Mean Streets: It’s a mess downtown, as you can see. Comments (3)

Hey, rabbi, got any advice on how to make our skin look healthier?

Brooklyn Heights: Rabbi Aaron Raskin defies the Ricky’s protesters and buys Israeli-made cosmetics on Montague Street. Comments (40)

Friday, July 16, 2010

This is one cool movie theater

Cinema: It will be the coolest indy movie theater in the city — with a full bar to boot. Comment

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