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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Downtown shooting: Photo project documents rapidly changing ’hood

Art: A group of local shutterbugs has been posting snapshots of Downtown life online — now they’re getting an exhibition. Comments (3)

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Dem machine holds strong in B’Heights Assembly race

Brooklyn Heights: So much for that insurgency. Comments (8)

Junior’s owner: I turned down $45 million and won’t sell

Downtown: The iconic Downtown cheesecake bakery’s owner says he reconsidered his plan to unload his building after he thought about what closing would entail. Comments (18)

Trio swipes 100 boxes of antacids from Atlantic drug store

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

Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Brooklynites: Bless these Mets

Event: Brooklyn turned out to celebrate its love for the orange and blue this weekend at a Mets–themed shindig in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday called Mets Jam. Comments (1)

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Prescription grasses: B’Heights Assembly hopefuls pitch B’Bridge Park cures

Brooklyn Heights: The three candidates for retiring Brooklyn Heights Assemblywoman Joan Millman’s seat propose a ferry terminal and competing public financing schemes to spare the park from further development. Comments (1)

Gym rat bit, whipped with phone charger in Downtown attack

Downtown: Police arrested a woman who witnesses say attacked a fitness buff with a cellphone charger at random as the gym rat was leaving her Downtown health club this morning around 9 am. Comments (2)

VIDEO: Steep learning curve for new Flatbush Avenue Extension jug handle

Mean Streets: Downtown drivers are getting a crash course in the new traffic pattern at Myrtle Avenue. Comments (7)

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