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Sunday, March 27, 2011

Brooklyn Bridge Park cars are running on the rays of the sun

Brooklyn Heights: The city’s first solar-powered charging station is up and running in Brooklyn Bridge Park, powering the waterfront development’s five electric cars with good, old-fashioned Brooklyn sun. Comments (6)

Friday, March 25, 2011

Foes say ‘No Housing’ committee report is lowballing them

Bridge ‘Park’: Community members and elected officials are furious that a report studying ways to fund Brooklyn Bridge Park’s massive maintenance budget may be leaving good cash on the table. Comments (8)

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Kruger scandal costs developer another project

Downtown: A deep-pocketed developer entrenched in an ambitious, federally funded plan to build the borough’s tallest building at Albee Square has been quietly thrown off the project for his involvement in the FBI’s sweeping bribery probe into state Sen. Carl Kruger. Comments (2)

Don’t cut the line on this nasty lady!

Brooklyn Heights: A beating follows an allegation of line-cutting at a Rite Aid. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Tillary at night — by legendary shooter Tom Callan

Downtown: Our shutterbug has done it again. Enjoy. Comments (4)

Saturday, March 19, 2011

The dream dies hard for the Long Island University Blackbirds

Downtown: Turns out, the biggest upset in basketball history isn’t so easy. Final score: North Carolina, 103–LIU, 87. Comment

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