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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Pay to play! Free volleyball hours at Pier 6 are curtailed

Bridge ‘Park’: A co-ed volleyball league will take over Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park for two nights a week in exchange for providing free public workshops and funding for court maintenance — the latest sign that public-private partnerships are shoring up the waterfront park’s revenues. Comments (1)

Marty’s marriage marathon! Beep to open up Borough Hall for gay nups on Sunday

Brooklyn Heights: Get on board Marty’s Marriage Train! Comments (2)

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

‘Tobacco’ smoke! St. Ann’s leader blames community and sadly talks of DUMBO pullout

DUMBO: The St. Ann’s Warehouse theater company will leave DUMBO now that a federal judge blocked the city from allowing the historic Tobacco Warehouse from becoming its future home — and theater officials are blaming the community groups for getting in the way. Comments (9)

Bandits steal a Blackberry — minus SIM card

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Gage and Tollner now a discount jewelry store

Downtown: The Fulton Mall landmark restaurant continues its transformation from high class to low end. Comments (5)

Friday, July 15, 2011

Tobacco noed! Judge says that feds and state broke rules at Warehouse

Bridge ‘Park’: A judge has blocked a plan to turn the historic Tobacco Warehouse in Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park into the new home of St. Ann’s Warehouse, a DUMBO theater company that had planned to move there. Comments (1)

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