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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Monday, April 14, 2014

A chilling read: Quirky P’Heights ice cream parlor releases cookbook

Books: Get the inside scoop on Ample Hills Creamery’s madcap flavors. Comments (5)

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Book lovers to new libary honcho: Hands off the Brooklyn Heights branch

Brooklyn Heights: The city is selling off its precious literary legacy to the highest bidder, said bookworms who rallied at the Central Library on Tuesday night to demand that the revenue-raising scheme be stopped. Comments (20)

Car crash turns crime scene when lady holds tools ransom

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

To renewed Heights! Promenade mainstay gets makeover

Dining: The two-decade-old Brooklyn Heights Cafe has reopened after a six-week renovation. Comment

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Red-letter play: UK theater company brings US history lesson to Dumbo stage

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: What can a bunch of Brits teach a Brooklyn audience about American history? You might be surprised. Comment

Monday, April 7, 2014

City to Brooklyn Bridge neighbors upset by revamp plan: Deal with it

Downtown: The city is ignoring pleas from Brooklyn Bridge neighbors who asked to be spared a lane change that would bring bridge-bound cars closer to their doorstep. Comments (19)

Fallas penetrates Downtown market

Shopping: This Fulton Mall department store’s new handle really sticks out. Comments (9)

Tal Barzilai speaks! Serial commentator makes real-life appearance

Downtown: NOW WITH AUDIO: A man who shares a name with the prolific commentator made an appearance at Borough Hall last week. Comments (26)

Friday, April 4, 2014

The rent is too damn high! Downtown edition

Downtown: Activists block traffic on Flatbush Avenue in the name of affordable digs. Comments (28)

He’s hall that! Brooklyn Jazz Hall of Fame honors Bill Lee, Herbie Mann

Brooklyn Heights: The beat goes on in gentrified Brooklyn. Comment

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