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Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Veterans of 1970s Bushwick discuss burning questions

Event: A fire marshal, a tenant lawyer, and a displaced resident walk into a panel discussion... Comments (2)

In the labo-robot-ory: Tech company developing automated biology tools

Circuit Lord: This startup wants to give scientists a hand — a robotic hand. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Activists: Brooklyn Bridge Park honchos lying about finances

Bridge ‘Park’: Brooklyn Bridge Park has enough money coming in to be paid for forever and plans for two more residential towers on the park should be scrapped, according to activists, citing a newly released analysis of the park’s finances. Comments (8)

Flower power Downtown: Do-gooders bury bulbs by courts

Event: Things are coming up daffodils in Cadman Plaza next year. Comment

Police: Teen mayhem outside costume store on Halloween

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

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Kill the lights! Festival of Light turned off as hordes choke Dumbo streets

Event: Unlike the event pictured above, Dumbo’s New York Festival of Light was almost entirely confined to the tight space under the Manhattan Bridge archway. Comments (5)

Mini-Target to open at Downtown’s City Point

Downtown: Bull’s-eye! Comments (3)

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

Remembering a realtor with big ambitions for Brooklyn

Brooklyn Heights: Real estate broker, Heights Cafe owner, and lifelong Brooklyn booster Glenn Markman died of stomach cancer on Nov. 4. Comment

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