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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Thursday, March 10, 2011

You gotta see this ‘Hamlet’ at the Heights Players

Theater: Shakespeare is at the top of his game on Willow Place. Comments (2).

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Chop stop! Flyboys are being hit with fines for hell-icopter noise

Brooklyn Heights: A Manhattan heliport operator has started enforcing the “No chopper” zone above Brooklyn Heights — and two tour pilots have already gotten slapped with $100 fines. Comments (2).

Vicious Sands Street mugging

Brooklyn Heights: And there was a big pickpocket spree, too. Plus all the other crime news from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Here it is — first look at artist’s ‘gateway’ to Brooklyn

Downtown: Brian Tolle has given us the exclusive on his rotating sculpture for the top of Flatbush Avenue. Comments (10).

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Monday, March 7, 2011

Boom! Downtown population is exploding faster than the Sun Belt

Downtown: Take this, Sun Belt — our Downtown may be the fastest-growing community in the country. Comments (4).

Ship shape! Container unit flea market to fill empty Albee Square site

Shopping: A souped-up flea market is headed for Downtown this summer, filling the gaping hole where the Albee Square shopping center once stood. Comments (4).