Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

B’Heights guitar vet teams up with Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon

Music: More than two decades after he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s, Loren Connors is still rocking. Comments (1)

Jay-maker: Group wants overhaul of Downtown’s disaster street

Mean Streets: Brooklyn’s hairiest roadway for cyclists needs more signs, longer pedestrian crossing times, a two-way bike path, and a shelter area for pedestrians caught in the middle of Tillary Street, according to road-safety activists. Comments (11)

Fiend filches senior’s purse Downtown

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

Battle of the bulkhead: Brooklyn Bridge Park hotel’s bar, machinery blocks view

Bridge ‘Park’: The ventilation machinery and planned bar on the roof of a new hotel in Brooklyn Bridge Park will block the beloved view from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, in violation of an agreement to keep it pristine, a civic group argues. Comments (9)

DA: Send latest bridge climber to the slammer

“This is not a game and we will be seeking jail time,” Ken Thompson said. Comment
Development: The scaffolding is down after a year, and boy does this building look good. Comment

Sweets thief sours, brandishes blades

Crime: Cops cuffed a man on Nov. 2 who they say stole cotton candy from a York Street market, then returned a few minutes later and threatened an employee with three knives. Comment

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