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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Recap: The Great Gowanus Canal Swim of 2015 — with slideshow!

Cleaning Our Waterways: No one covered yesterday’s Earth Day swim of the Gowanus Canal like The Brooklyn Paper, and no one will give you a recap like this one. Enjoy! Comments (7)

Classical musicians and boxers to perform in harmony

Music: Get ready for another round of “Strike!,” where classical musicians belt out Bach while boxers just belt each other. Comments (1)

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Lie-brary! Opponents of Heights branch redesign call community input ‘a charade’

Brooklyn Heights: A friendly meeting to discuss ideas for the new Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library turned heated Monday night when opponents of the controversial plan to knock down the book-lending outfit’s present building and replace it with a high-rise claimed the gathering was just a dog-and-pony show. Comments (6)

Sleepy juror falls victim to thief

Downtown: A quiet crook swiped money from woman who was taking a nap at a courthouse while waiting for jury duty to begin on April 15, according to a report. Comment

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