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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008

More arborcide from art project

Brooklyn Heights: The Waterfalls have claimed another victim. Comments (2).

Moon-sold!

Brooklyn Heights: A Brooklyn family has gone over the moon — to the tune of $4 million! — for one of the most famous houses in Brooklyn Heights: the mansion where “Moonstruck” was filmed. Comments (1).

Con-don’t!

Bridge ‘Park’: There must be no housing inside Brooklyn Bridge Park — and the entirety of the 85-acre open space and condo development should be protected by being formally zoned as parkland, a coalition of community leaders said on Tuesday. Comments (4).

Judge race: Insiders out!

Downtown: A hotly contested primary race for a local judgeship looks like it will hinge on which candidate is less tarnished by the Kings County Democratic machine’s legendary corruption. Comment.

Suckers!

Bridge ‘Park’: The builders of the Brooklyn Bridge Park development shelled out more than $800,000 to tear down a building to make room for a grand public plaza — even though the city was fully intent on seizing the cleared land and delaying the park segment at least five years. Comment.

Waterfall of death!

Correction

Correction: A minor tweak of our story about the state Senate race pitting incumbent Marty Connor and newcomer Daniel Squadron. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008

Squadron: No housing in ‘Park’

Bridge ‘Park’: There must be no housing inside Brooklyn Bridge Park — and the entirety of the 85-acre open space and condo development must be protected by being formally zoned as parkland, a state Senate candidate said on Tuesday. Comments (6).

More break-ins in DUMBO

DUMBO: Cops are beefing up patrols to stop the mad smasher of DUMBO. Comments (1).

Monday, Aug. 18, 2008

The ‘Park’ will never be built

Editorial: Our editorial board is outraged over more incompetence — and yet another delay — at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Comments (3).

Toren! Toren! Toren!

Downtown plan: Downtown’s hottest new skyscraper is getting its outer skin. Let’s take a look. Comment.

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