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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009

It’s a ‘Gold’ rush at Oro condos with 25-percent price slash

Downtown plan: The developer of Downtown’s first luxury condo tower channeled Crazy Eddie this week, with prices so low on his tough-to-sell units he’d like you to think he’s practically giving it all away! Comments (5).

Editorial: We’re still bullish on Downtown!

Editorial: This week’s news of a price slash at one of Downtown Brooklyn’s new luxury towers has been greeted by some as evidence that the city’s dream of creating an exciting, 24-7 residential neighborhood along Flatbush Avenue between Fulton Street and the Manhattan Bridge is a failure. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009

Promenade promenader picked

Brooklyn Heights: A thief robs a man on the fabled Promenade. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009

Read the ‘Tea’ leaves: Beloved Slope coffee bar won’t open in the Heights

Dining: The Tea Lounge — once the emergent coffeehouse chain of Brownstone Brooklyn — has scrapped its much-anticipated plan to expand its now one-store empire into Brooklyn Heights, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comments (3).

Monday, Oct. 5, 2009

Hey, Yassky — how about cleaning up your mess?

Election: Our photographer finds the vanquished would-be comptroller’s mess at a major intersection. Comments (10).

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