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Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Gym-nauseam! Neighbors say St. Joe’s b-ball arena is ugly

Clinton Hill: OK, so it’s not Atlantic Yards, but St. Joseph’s College has unleashed the borough’s second-most-divisive fight over a basketball arena by unveiling plans to build an athletic center on a landmark block of Clinton Hill. Comments (9)

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Wham BAM! Theater for a New Audience project is reeling

BAM District: A renowned Shakespearean theater company is taking a page out of a horror movie script rather than something written by the Bard in its long-stalled attempt to build a home in the battered BAM Cultural District — the plan appears to be back from the dead, its architect said this week. Comments (5)

An armed attack!

Fort Greene: Gunmen invade a Cumberland Street apartment. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and the Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Pro wrestling comes to Fort Greene

Event: Pro wrestlers are getting ready to piledrive Fort Greene in a raucous May 1 donnybrook. Comment

Cherries are popping at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Event: The annual cherry blossom festival is back next weekend. Comments (2)

Monday, April 20, 2009

Goooaaaaaalllllllll! Truce in Fort Greene soccer war?

Fort Greene: A long-running fight over a popular section of Fort Greene Park that has been turned into a dustbowl by pick-up soccer players appears to be nearing a happy settlement, thanks to the help of the local councilwoman. Comments (10)

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Friday, April 17, 2009

Jay-Z truck stop finally opens shop

Shopping: This is one shop that will really get your motor running — finally. Comments (5)

BAM! That was a great night!

Awesome: Merce Cunningham is honored — and all the stars drink, dance and hang at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on Thursday night. Comment