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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008

Shuttle to ‘nowhere’?

Bridge ‘Park’: Add another perk to the list of sweeteners that the developers of the struggling One Brooklyn Bridge Park condo have doled out: now, residents in the tough-to-reach building have a free shuttle to Borough Hall. Comment.

How Swede it is! H&M is coming to Fulton Mall

Downtown plan: The Swedish cheap-chic clothing store H&M will come to Fulton Mall next year, making it one of the first tenants in a giant glass-walled mall at Bridge Street. Comments (3).

Burged for the holidays

Brooklyn Heights: It’s holiday time — and even crooks need to work overtime to raise money for gifts. Plus all the crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment.

Big brother is back!

DUMBO: They’re always watching. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 21, 2008

City halts House of D reopening!

Downtown: The city has halted its controversial plan to reopen and expand the Brooklyn House of Detention, saying it wants to work out a deal with neighborhood opponents who want the Atlantic Avenue jail dismantled. Comment.

No mis-steak: Morton’s opens with big party

Dining: The grand opening of Morton’s the Steakhouse last Thursday night was a venerable who’s who of Brooklyn royalty — and even Mayor Bloomberg made a rare appearance in the borough, acknowledging that it would be a mis-steak not to “meat” the new neighbors. Comment.

Heights Gristedes reopens

Shopping: Shoppers in the northern part of Brooklyn Heights once again have a grocery store, thanks to the reopening last Friday of a completely overhauled Gristedes supermarket, a store that had been gutted by a fire in April. Comments (1).

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