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Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

City puts Gibran Academy out of its — and parents’ — misery

Fort Greene: A controversial Arabic-language middle school that is failing to draw students will be transformed into a high school next year — a decision that critics say destroys the purpose of a school. Comments (4).

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Gunpoint mugging near Fort Greene Park

Fort Greene: The latest incident in the crime-addled greenspace. Plus all the other crime reports from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (5).

Monday, June 27, 2011

Cops: We have the Clinton Hill catburglar

Clinton Hill: Cops say they have arrested the man who climbed fences and jumped into backyards to break into Clinton Hill homes, fueling hopes that a spate of daytime burglaries is over. Comment.

Hello, Norma Jeane! Marilyn Monroe gets 14-film retrospective at BAM

Cinema: Marilyn Monroe is finally getting the big-screen bash she deserves. Comment.

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Theatre for a New Audience gets a new theater, audience

BAM District: The renowned Manahttan troupe breaks ground on a nifty new glass house near BAM. Comments (1).

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Wrongful death suit in ‘Vespa Mom’ crash

Fort Greene: A Fort Greene man whose wife was run down by a Treasury Department agent while she rode her Vespa last July intends to sue the department to hold it responsible for his wife’s death. Comments (8).

Mom: Fort Greene Festival promoter has shady past

Fort Greene: The promoter of this Saturday’s Fort Greene Festival cheated a retired schoolteacher out of thousands of dollars in proceeds from last year’s festival that was supposed to be set aside in honor of her dead son, the woman claims. Comments (19).

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