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These anchors won’t be aweigh for a while. Comment

Cops: Teens spray perfume in woman’s eyes, steal her purse

Crime: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
UPDATE: NYPD brass says the culprits probably had an elaborate plan and the climbers may have worked in construction. This much they do know: the pranksters blocked the flag lights with baking tins. Comments (10)

Hard time for Rebar owner

A judge has sentenced the Dumbo bar owner who bilked dozens of couples out of more than million in wedding money to 3 years and 4 months to 10 years in prison for tax fraud — the exact amount prosecutors had sought. Comments (4)
UPDATE: NYPD deputy commissioner for counter-terrorism John Miller dispelled the notion that the flags were connected to terrorism, saying they “may have been somebody’s art project.” Comments (28)

Giving a BAM! New marketing company shares famed venue’s name

A new Dumbo marketing agency has audaciously named itself “The BAM Connection,” despite having no connection to the famous Brooklyn Academy of Music. Comments (4)

Downtown getting more parks, pedestrian-friendly measures, and privatization

Development: Mayor DeBlasio is touting plans to revamp and expand green-spaces and possibly rent out city-owned real estate in The Brooklyn Paper’s neighborhood. Comments (28)

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