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Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Novel paints complex picture of artists in 1930s Paris

February Houses: Paris is yearning. Comment

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Letting off steam! Transit Museum to throw steampunk party

Nightlife: Downtown is getting steamy! Comment

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Soggy doggies! Cobble Hill photographer snaps wet pooches

Art: These photos really made a splash. Comments (1)

Revenge porn, patent trolls targets of tech-minded law prof

Circuit Lord: This law professor is creating a one-stop shop for tech legal problems, and training the next generation of techie attorneys in the process. Comment

Night shift! Dumbo Arts Fest exhibit looks at life after work

Art: What do New Yorkers do when they aren’t at work? A group of part-time photographers are trying to find out in their own spare time. Comment

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Roughing it! Artist builds kitchen out of sandpaper in Dumbo

Art: What’s cooking? Gender politics. Comments (1)

Thief swipes laptop from church moments before mass

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

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014

Police: Guy went for the jugular on Montague Street

Brooklyn Heights: Cops arrested a man who they say stabbed another man in the neck, severing his jugular vein in the early afternoon on busy Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights on Sept. 22. Comment

Business boosters seek to scrub sidewalks of clothing bins

Downtown: Neighborhoods above Prospect Park have been hit by the scourge of illegal, sidewalk-hogging clothing donation bins that have long plagued commercial corridors in Bay Ridge and elsewhere, according to business groups that are backing proposed Council legislation to tighten restrictions on the boxes. Comments (4)

Rolling out the green carpet in Brooklyn Heights

Event: Merchants opened up their doors for the annual Montague Street Summer Space festival on Sunday. The street fair closed two blocks of the road to traffic, and in one section, organizers rolled out a temporary lawn down the center. Comments (1)

Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Page master: Our expert guide to the Brooklyn Book Festival

Books: Book this in to your schedule now! Comments (2)

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Quaker growth: Brooklyn Friends School expands Downtown

Downtown: This circle of friends is getting bigger. Comments (1)

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