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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009

Bank robbery on DeKalb

Brooklyn Heights: A thief gets away with lots of bills. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comment.

The Civilians have their eye on divorce

Theater: The latest production from The Civilians troupe, which has delved into the Atlantic Yards project and Evangelical Christians, now turns its eye on something really controversial: divorce. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009

City resists chopper command from Brooklyn Heights

Brooklyn Heights: Concerned about helicopter noise? Well, there’s some good news, and some bad news. Comments (16).

Friday, Oct. 30, 2009

Who will win on Tuesday? These pols think they know

Election: Downtown Democratic powerbroker Steve Cohn had his annual pre-Election Day breakfast at Junior’s, so we caught up with all the local poobahs to get their predictions about Tuesday’s mayoral election. Mayor Bloomberg may be up by 15 percent in the polls, but these Democratic pols are convinced that he’ll wake up on Nov. 4 as the outgoing leader. Comments (3).

Irish import at St. Ann’s Warehouse is truly ‘Electric’

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: The Butcher of Flatbush Avenue Extension enjoyed “The New Electric Ballroom” at St. Ann’s Warehouse. You will, too — if you like bleak torrents of words. Comments (1).

It’s plaza sweet on Schermerhorn Street

Mean Streets: Downtown is turning into a real walker’s wonderland. Comments (4).

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