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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Brooklyn firms want you — to get a job

Downtown: More than 80 employers — all of them with a position or two or 10 — will be on hand at the first borough-wide “jobs fair” on April 13. Comments (3)

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Heights Players soar on Coward’s ‘Wings’

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: The Heights Players is finally feeling its age with its production of Noel Coward’s light-hearted comedy “Waiting in the Wings” — but the plucky Willow Place troupe has never been more charming. Comment

Vicious beating at Kevin Barry’s

Brooklyn Heights: A peacemaker gets hit over the head with a bottle. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Monday, April 4, 2011

Night trip to Manhattan? Don’t take the Brooklyn Bridge

Mean Streets: Starting tonight, the Brooklyn Bridge’s Manhattan-bound lanes are eliminated late nights. Comment

House training! Bridge Park supporters say condos are the best way to raise dough

Bridge ‘Park’: Supporters of housing inside Brooklyn Bridge Park brought out the big guns last week to support residential units inside the park as the best way to meet a state mandate that the park generate enough revenue to cover its maintenance budget. Comments (4)

Thursday, March 31, 2011

No ‘Big Dig’: Planners likely to take BQE tunnel option off the table

Mean Streets: There is just not enough money to move ahead on an ambitious — and popular — proposal to bury the aging Brooklyn–Queens Expressway in a tunnel. Comments (17)

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