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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

All aboard! Former Navy ship docking for tours at Brooklyn Bridge Park

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

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

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

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Flag-rant violation! Brooklyn Bridge’s American flags swapped for white flags

Downtown: 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

DUMBO: 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)

Eric Adams: $5,000 reward for white-flag ‘terrorist’

Downtown: 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)

Monday, July 21, 2014

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

DUMBO: 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)

Thursday, July 17, 2014

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

Downtown: 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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