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Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Golden medal years! Dumbo exhibit celebrates elderly athletes

Art: They’re still standing — and running, hurdling, pole-vaulting, javelin-throwing, and shot-putting! Comment

Dumbo-Detroit face-off

DUMBO: Is the area down under the Manhattan Bridge overpass really that different from the Motor City? In a word, yes. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Galapagos’s evolution taking it to Detroit

Art: Citing rising rents, the Dumbo gallery and venue is moving to the Motor City, where it has already bought nine buildings. Comment

NYPD: Man cuts himself attempting to slash cabbie

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

Monday, Dec. 8, 2014

Holidays hit Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights: Shoppers had much to be merry about on Montague Street over the weekend. Comment

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

Garner protesters swarm Downtown for second night

Downtown: Hundreds of protesters marched across the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges and sat down in front of Barclays Center on Thursday evening during a second night of protests decrying a grand jury’s decision not to charge NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo with a crime for choking Gowanus native Eric Garner to death on Staten Island in July. Comments (6)

Housing court to move to Municipal Building — someday

Downtown: Brooklyn’s long-troubled housing court is set to get a new home in Downtown’s Municipal Building, but not before suffering through five more years in its current crowded digs. Comments (2)

$15 of shame: Minimum-wage protest hits Downtown Burger King

Downtown: Call this protest the Whopper stopper. Comments (2)

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014

Outrage over chokehold-cop decision spills over the Brooklyn Bridge

Downtown: Hundreds of protesters marched over the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan early on Thursday morning to decry a grand jury’s decision not to charge NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo with a crime for choking Gowanus native Eric Garner to death in Staten Island in July. Comments (9)

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