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Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007

Flippin’ out!

Fort Greene: This boarded up brownstone, on Fulton Street between Clinton and Waverly avenues, was recently snapped up by a development group for $953,000, presumably to be converted into luxury condos. Comment.

Brown alert! Con Ed cuts power

Williamsburg: Con Edison cut power to rapidly developing Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Clinton Hill, and part of Bedford-Stuyvesant last week. Be afraid. Be very afraid. Comment.

Rapes spike in 88th Precinct

Fort Greene: Cops are examining why there has been an “uptick” in alleged rape cases in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill. Comments (1).

Hot crime

Fort Greene: A man and woman were caught on tape — but not caught by cops — as they tried to steal merchandise from a lingerie store near the corner of Flatbush and Atlantic avenues on Aug. 11 — plus all the other crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment.

Approach the bench: $3K gets you one in Fort Greene Park

Fort Greene: Fort Greene Park may get three-dozen new benches — but don’t start plopping down in celebration just yet. The park only gets the goods if people “sponsor” the benches by coughing up $3,000 a pop. Comment.

Six degrees of renovation

Greene Acres: It’s taken six years for the city to build a community center in the Ingersoll Houses. Comment.