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Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Roebling suite: Musical celebrates the Brooklyn Bridge

Theater: The play will explore the lives of both the Roebling family and the poet Hart Crane. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Downtown’s other main drag

Downtown: Forget Fulton Street — Willoughby Street is going gangbusters. Comments (5)

Say it and spray it: Artist endures fire-hoses’s blast for protest art

Art: Fort Greene artist Dread Scott buckles under pressure, then gets back up again. Comments (3)

Blue notes: The Big Eyed Blues Fest blows into Brooklyn

Music: Brooklyn has got the blues. Comment

Audacious cat burglar steals empty lockbox from store on Smith

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

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Teen sweep: Police in Park Slope, Downtown, Fort Greene shoo youths

Downtown: Move along, nothing to do here. Comments (16)

Park officials: Squibb Park Bridge closed due to dangerous bounciness

Bridge ‘Park’: The springy, $5 million footbridge that connects Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park is closed till the spring because it has become unsafe, according to park officials. Comments (6)

Beer of god: Oktoberfest rocks Brooklyn Heights church

Event: “Good sausage, good pretzels, good beer, and good-looking women,” priest Josef Henning said. “That’s Oktoberfest.” Comment

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Park-ing spaces: Plazas pop up curbside Downtown

Downtown: Downtown now has more places to park — your keister. Comments (8)

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

Mudder plucker! Downtown time capsule waterlogged

Downtown: A throng of onlookers who gathered to watch transit officials open a time capsule Downtown on Wednesday were disappointed when the capsule turned out to contain a pile of mud. Comments (5)

Cops: Have you seen the G train attacker?

Downtown: A man punched a straphanger in the face as he exited a G train at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn station Downtown on Sept. 5, police said. Comments (1)

Huge burglary

DUMBO: A brazen burglar bagged a bunch of computers from the Main Street offices of the Dumbo digital-marketing company Huge on Sept. 21 or 22, according to cops. Comment

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