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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010

Feds: Heights Cinema owner was Ponzi schemer

Brooklyn Heights: The credits may soon roll on the Brooklyn Heights Cinema — the borough’s last twin movie house — now that its owner has been arrested for bilking investors with a series of high stakes scams that would make “The Thomas Crown Affair” seem sophomoric. Comments (2).

Bridge to Pier 1 is approved

Bridge ‘Park’: The long-awaited footbridge linking Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1 and Brooklyn Heights is officially a go. Comment.

Big boutique heist

Brooklyn Heights: Oh, no! They got the Moncler jackets! Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment.

Monday, Nov. 22, 2010

A rave for St Ann’s ‘Red Shoes’

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale, “The Red Shoes,” has inspired its fair share of adaptations, from films to musicals. But none have stuck as closely to the source material, while still making the story its own, quite like this one. Comments (1).

Friday, Nov. 19, 2010

‘High’ anxiety as MTA takes months to fix station escalator

Brooklyn Heights: Fed-up commuters and elected officials rallied outside the High Street subway station on Thursday, slamming the agency for failing to fix the station’s notoriously lousy escalators. Comments (5).

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