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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Criminals still targeting Target

Fort Greene: More crime at the Atlantic Terminal retailer. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1).

Monday, March 22, 2010

Int’l terror expert speaks: LIRR bollards are ‘overkill’ and ‘ugly’

Fort Greene: An renowned expert has come out against the unsightly Egyptian tombs at the new LIRR terminal. Comments (8).

Look, up in the sky — it’s a cop!

Fort Greene: Myrtle Avenue is no longer Murder Avenue — but cops are making sure that it stays that way. Comments (7).

Paper trail shows a lack of LIRR openness on bollards

Fort Greene: Newly obtained blueprints reveal that city officials were considering building the tomb-like bollards at the Long Island Railroad terminal at Atlantic Avenue and Hanson Place in 2005 — though at least two renderings were subsequently released to the public without those drastic security measures. Comments (3).

Toni Morrison leads a true ‘write’ of passage for black authors

Books: The reining queen of American literature, Toni Morrison, is coming to the borough of writers in yet another Brooklyn celebration of the arts and letters. Comments (1).

Thursday, March 18, 2010

More Tish-grace! Councilwoman hires big-time personal injury lawyer in bump-and-scratch

Fort Greene: Councilwoman Letitia James is vigorously pursuing her personal injury lawsuit against an itinerant laborer, despite widespread ridicule over her contention that she suffered “permanent” injuries after bumping into the legal trailer hitch on his parked van. Comments (23).

Flushing Avenue to get two-way protected bike lane!

Mean Streets: Flushing Avenue will sprout a protected, two-way bike lane to link cyclists between the Manhattan Bridge and Williamsburg, the city revealed on Tuesday. Comments (8).

Tray magnifique!

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Paper or plastic? More and more, city’s schools are taking paper. Comments (4).

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