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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010

Diamond still rails for Brooklyn trolley route

Downtown: Another decade, another attempt to return streetcars to the borough that made them famous. Comments (6)

Friday, Aug. 20, 2010

Diamond in the rough! Tunnel legend needs city help to dig for history

Downtown: Mrs. Transportation Commissioner, tear down this wall! Comments (5)

Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010

Still the ‘Apple’ of Downtown’s eye

Downtown: Downtown Brooklyn planners are taking another crack at landing the borough’s first Apple store — and this time, they really (really) think it’ll work. Comments (7)

The old distraction play at Key Food

Brooklyn Heights: A shopper is asked a question, while an accomplice steals her wallet. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010

‘Fare’ game! Downtown supermarket becomes Bklyn’s hottest restaurant

Dining: It’s like a private Food Network taping — with a tiny group of friends. Comment

Monday, Aug. 16, 2010

Crime of the century! Bedbugs at the DA’s office

Downtown: A little villain is taking a bite out of the people who take a bite out of crime. Comments (3)

Friday, Aug. 13, 2010


Grimaldi’s is saved for now — but will be booted next year

DUMBO: Grimaldi’s won the battle, but pizza lovers have lost the war. Comments (22)

It’s a bus-aster on Livingston Street thanks to Fulton Mall rebuild

Mean Streets: Roadwork along the Fulton Mall is causing congestion on neighboring Livingston Street, as four bus lines have been diverted to the already busy Downtown corridor. Comments (1)

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