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Monday, April 21, 2014

A very novel novel: Dumbo-published thriller penned by anonymous author collective

February Houses: This historical thriller offers an intriguing look at some fresh fictional possibilities. Comment

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Ai Wei-where? Ai Weiwei’s art is coming to Brooklyn — but he is not

Art: The artist is not present. Comment

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Thief swipes straphanger’s cellphone

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

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Worst parks ever to get a spruce-up

Meadows of Shame: The Dumbo Improvement District is looking for designers to help transform Bridge Park 1, Bridge Park 2, and Bridge Park 3, barren concrete parks at the base of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, into a workout loop. Comments (1)

Ready for prom-time! Dress giveaway helps high schoolers get gussied up

Fashion: Some lucky Brooklyn high schoolers are going to the prom thanks to a fashion-forward giveaway that will let them dress to the nines on a budget of zero. Comment

Flashback! Fireworks to return to East River this July 4th

Downtown: Sparks are going to fly on the East River once again. Comments (8)

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Carol Grimaldi passes away at 75

Dining: We remember the legendary pizzaiolo. Comments (1)

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