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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Jerks punch Jay Street guy in the face

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

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Heights rap fans fight to rename Squibb Park after Beastie Boy

Brooklyn Heights: No sleep till … Brooklyn Heights music lovers rename a park to honor recently deceased Beastie Boy Adam Yauch. Comments (5)

Who was Squibb anyway?

Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Heights hip hop lovers are trying to rename Squibb Park after late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch — a move that would commemorate the rapper known as MCA while stripping away a long-standing tribute to pharmaceutical innovator Dr. Edward Robinson Squibb. Both men were neighborhood icons and leaders in their fields — here’s how they stack up. Comments (1)

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