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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

Dumbo author dishes dirt on presidential debauchery

Books: Ain’t no party like a political party! Comments (1)

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015

Predators push woman onto train, grab her purse as the doors close

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

Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015

Pulling up anchor: Youngsters vie to save beloved Montague Street marker

Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Heights kids have launched a campaign to save an anchor that has served as an unintentional piece of playground equipment on the Montague Street sidewalk for decades, and that an upscale eatery now wants gone. Comments (8)

Monday, Feb. 2, 2015

Too big to prevail: Developer cancels Dumbo Arts Festival, citing crowd size

DUMBO: The nearly two-decades-old arts event has already had its last hurrah, its primary sponsor Two Trees Management announced last week, saying that the only way to sustain the growing attendance would be to sell out. Comments (1)

Hynes foe: Former DA was as guilty as me of voter fraud

Downtown: A longtime opponent of Brooklyn’s former district attorney is once again trying to clear his name following one of the most bizarre prosecutions in borough history. Comments (1)

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015

Freeze! City halts work at Brooklyn Bridge Park site over view gripes

Bridge ‘Park’: The city is forcing construction to stop at a Brooklyn Bridge Park housing development until bean counters can determine whether the planned building will obstruct the view of the Brooklyn Bridge. Comments (3)

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