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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Friday, Sept. 2, 2011

Nerd out! It’s Galapagos Art Space’s nerdiest night of the year

Event: Get drunk and learn things at the DUMBO venue on Sept. 9. Comment

A rave for the new Mo’s!

Bar Scrawl: This place (now Mo’s without the “e”) is great — except for the Happy Hour margarita, apparently. Comments (6)

Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011

BQE needs emergency roadwork

Mean Streets: Expect nighttime delays on the hurricane-battered byway. Comments (3)

Schlock an awwww at Gage and Tollner site

Downtown: City officials are upset over a cheap jewelry store’s renovations to a historic Brooklyn restaurant space. Comments (2)

Thief got the Taylor Swift tickets!

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comments (1)

Monday, Aug. 29, 2011

Boro mighty are not so high on city’s ‘Skyscraper Historic District’ plan

Brooklyn Heights: A veritable who’s-who of Brooklyn’s most powerful landlords is coming out swinging against a city plan to landmark nearly two dozen tall buildings in Downtown and Brooklyn Heights, saying that the proposal would handcuff building owners from cashing in on the demand for new retail in the area around Borough Hall. Comments (7)

Irene’s Heights victim — the Mansion Elm!

Brooklyn Heights: Hurricane Irene mostly spared the city, but it destroyed a beloved and controversial 80-year-old tree that Brooklyn Heights residents once battled a co-op board to save. Comments (9)

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