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Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009

Roofus’s take on the Atlantic Yards planning process

Atlantic Yards: Here’s our cartoonist’s take on the latest Atlantic Yards development. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009

Look, up in the sky — it’s a bird, it’s a plane, no, it’s hate speech!

Downtown: Hate and profanity filled the skies over Downtown Brooklyn on Wednesday when an anonymous pamphleteer threw hundreds of copies of an obscene, anti-Obama poem from the top of a building in the Metrotech office complex. Comments (8).

UPDATE: Federal $20-mil bailout for stalled D’town tower approved!

Downtown plan: A city panel approved a $20-million federal stimulus bailout for a stalled Downtown development on Tuesday, pushing ahead plans for a mall, residential units and office space where the Albee Square shopping center once stood. Comments (2).

Four crooks, five dollars

Brooklyn Heights: Four men bash another guy for a $5 bill. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment.

The full text of the letter that filled the skies with hate

Downtown: Here is the full text of the hate-filled flier that was tossed into the air from a Downtown Brooklyn skyscraper on Wednesday afternoon. Comments (5).

Monday, Sept. 14, 2009

Does anyone know how to run a popcorn machine at the Court Street Cinema?

Downtown: Apparently not — the multiplex had its second fire in a month on Saturday night. Comments (2).

Friday, Sept. 11, 2009

Foes and supports clash over $20-mil fed bailout for stalled D’town tower

Downtown plan: Call it the “Battle of the Bailout.” Comments (1).

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