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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013

Teen punches, robs preteen on Nevins

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment.

The lowdown on the Downtown construction boom

Changing Brooklyn: The face of Downtown is set to transform dramatically in the next few years thanks to a slew of development projects taking shape within a 10-minute walk of Borough Hall. Comments (7).

Monday, Aug. 5, 2013

CitiBike riders forego safety, leaving shop owners with inventory

Mean Streets: Shop owners who expected to cash in on the CitiBike bikeshare program by stocking up on safety gear are disappointed to discover the dilettante cyclists don’t care about helmets. Comments (48).

Dreaded Atlantic Avenue underpass gets a paintjob

Brooklyn Heights: The dreariest part of the walk to Pier 6 is about to get brighter, thanks to a new mural that will transform one whole side of the Atlantic Avenue underpass into a cheery street scene. Comments (2).

Friday, Aug. 2, 2013

Nordstrom Rack to land on Fulton

Changing Brooklyn: Nordstrom Rack is set to open upstairs from the new H&M, continuing the mall-ification of the Fulton Street Mall. Comments (7).

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