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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009

Call it ‘Mod-tague’ Street thanks to developer’s pre-fab bid

Brooklyn Heights: The owner of a one-story building on Montague Street is considering dropping three-stories of prefabricated housing atop his building. Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009

Monty: Let’s make a deal!

Shopping: There are now nine “For rent” signs flying on Montague Street between Clinton Street and the Promenade right now — but the news may not be all bad. Comments (3).

Mugged for a phone on a train

Brooklyn Heights: A vicious — though perhaps unarmed — mugging leads to an arrest on the F train. Plus all the crime news from Brooklyn Heights, Boerum Hill, Downtown and DUMBO’s 84th Precinct. Comments (1).

DUMBO’s future to be mapped out with rezoning

DUMBO: DUMBO residents and merchants are divided over a proposed city rezoning for a swath of the less-swank portion of the neighborhood east of the Manhattan Bridge that will allow old manufacturing buildings to be converted into residential lofts and let developers build new apartment buildings has high as 12 stories. Comments (1).

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