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Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011

‘Tobacco’ woes! Suit says state lied to feds to privatize Park warehouse

Bridge ‘Park’: And a judge has ordered an expedited hearing, too. Comments (4)

Map factor! Historical Society saves a rarest look at early New York

Brooklyn Heights: A 250-year-old map of the city is found — and restored to its original glory. Comments (3)

More iPhone thefts

Brooklyn Heights: Two more of the fancy Steve Jobs phones are taken. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011

City: Bus a move — away from Brooklyn Bridge Park

Mean Streets: The city is moving to stop droves of double-decker tour buses from idling and clogging the foot of Old Fulton Street during the summer — a traffic debacle that’s reached a breaking point since Pier 1 of Brooklyn Bridge Park opened early last year. Comments (18)

Monday, Jan. 17, 2011

Bar toons! Our nightlife cartoonist makes the big time

Art: Bill Roundy has a gallery show in DUMBO. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011

Empire wing of mind! Jay-Z invests big in Downtown chicken joint

Dining: He’s not a businessman; he’s a business, man — and that’s why rapper Jay-Z’s investment in Downtown’s newest wing joint has already put it on the map. Comments (15)

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