Brooklyn Heights–Downtown
Class Action: The city must move forward with a plan to open a new middle school in the Downtown building currently occupied by MS 8 — which now primarily serves students who matriculate from Brooklyn Heights’s popular elementary school PS 8, and would be incorporated into the bigger sixth-to-eighth grade learning house planned for the site — locals demanded. Comment
Fixing the BQE: City officials are considering a new scheme for their looming fix to the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway’s triple cantilever, which proposes creating a temporary roadway near Brooklyn Bridge Park for expressway traffic during the repairs, instead of sending those cars and trucks on a speedway that would replace the Brooklyn Heights Promenade for much of the years-long fix. Comments (27)

Police: Man assaults straphanger for asking him to lower music

Crime: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment
One person died on Nov. 21 after six cars collided on the Brooklyn Bridge, and three of them burst into flames the day before Thanksgiving, Police and Fire Department reps said. Comments (5)

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