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Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

Police: Duo caught shoplifting 57 items of clothing worth $2k on Fulton

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

Beep, NYPD union in tiff over bringing up Garner killing at tree lighting

Downtown: Borough President Adams butted heads with a police union rep on Monday over a plan to use the Borough Hall Christmas-tree lighting to commemorate the death of Gowanus native Eric Garner at the hands of officers. Comments (4)

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Comparative hit: Brooklyn scribes decry cop-bash rap against poet prof

Books: The Brooklyn literary scene is circling the wagons around one of its own, the Crown Heights poet and professor accused of trying to attack police on the Brooklyn Bridge during an anti-police-brutality protest on Saturday night. Comments (16)

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Deck the Borough Hall: Holiday market arrives Downtown

Shopping: Downtown just got its very own holiday market, giving Brooklyn shoppers one fewer reason to schlep across the East River this season. Comment

Parry interesting: Fencing tournament coming to Downtown, Park Slope

Downtown: En garde, Brooklyn! Comment

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