Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Talese tales! Author to discuss ‘The Bridge’ at Transit Museum

Event: Building a bridge is a lot like going to war — just ask Gay Talese. Comments (1)

Brooklyn Heights assemblywoman raged within the machine

Politics: Longtime Brooklyn Democratic Party functionary Jo Anne Simon just got a big-time promotion to assemblywoman, but she didn’t get there without a fight. Comment

Predatory passengers rob cab driver in Dumbo

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

How to save a life: Beep honors bystanders who helped stabbing victim

Good Samaritans saved the life of a man stabbed on a busy Brooklyn Heights street in September, according to Borough President Adams, who commended the three at a Borough Hall ceremony on Monday. Comment
Crime: Cops arrested an 18-year-old who they say sexually assaulted his fellow teen crew member twice in just more than a week aboard a boat docked in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comments (1)

Brooklyn pols break bread, cheesecake at Junior’s

Politics: A who’s-who of Brooklyn politicos gathered Downtown this morning to glad-hand over breakfast, just days before the midterm election. Comment

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