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Saturday, April 28, 2007

Kiss their glass! Library still in trouble

Fort Greene: Brooklyn Public Library officials reportedly said this week that their efforts to raise money for a $135-million iconic glass-walled performing arts branch have failed - and that the project can’t go forward at this point. Comments (1)

This does not compute

Fort Greene: Old graduates returned to Brooklyn Technical HS for a reunion last week only to find that the nature of technology has changed since the days when high-tech meant sharing an abacus with a pal. Comment

Less ‘alternate-side’

Fort Greene: Like adolescents to a compulsively neat parent, two elected officials are trying to reason with the city’s Sanitation Department, arguing that Fort Greene and Clinton Hill do not need twice-a-week street cleaning. Comment

Too much green in Ft. Greene

Greene Acres: Luxury units in the Forte condos - Fort Greene’s first new residential skyscraper - officially went on the market last week, putting the punctuation mark on the neighborhood’s complete transformation into Brooklyn’s own Upper West Side. Comment

Monica cremated as cops hunt killer

Fort Greene: Friends and family mourned tattoo artist and model Monica Henk at her funeral last week as cops sought the hit-and-run driver who killed her. Comment

Funkytown

Fort Greene: Pratt Institute unveils a spiffy new design center. Comment

Clinton Hill to city: Save us!

Fort Greene: Will the city step in and block an 18-story tower on Washington Avenue? Comment

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