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Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011

Rogelio does it again! Fort Greene’s mug-holding legend is going to the nationals

Fort Greene: The busboy at Der Schwarze Kolner bested a Manhattan rival to earn a slot in the U.S. mug-holding competition. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011

Demise of LIRR tombstones is a victory for all!

Brooklyn Angle: The MTA’s decision to remove 14 granite sarcophagi in front of the LIRR’s Atlantic Terminal brings this newspaper’s crusade to a satisfying close. Comments (8).

Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011

Bollard backtrack! MTA reverses course on Atlantic Terminal security sarcophagi

Fort Greene: Exclusive: The massive coffins in front of the Long Island Rail Road terminal will be replaced with reasonable security measures. Comments (12).

Fort Greene thieves love iPhones

Fort Greene: Perhaps it was a tribute to Steve Jobs. Plus all the other crime reports from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (7).

LIRR bollards — a timeline of a disaster

Fort Greene: The MTA’s decision to remove the controversial ring of “Egyptian tombs” around its Long Island Rail Road terminal at Atlantic and Flatbush avenues begins the final chapter on a long and painful saga. Here’s a timeline to recall the entire debacle. Comments (1).

Friday, Aug. 26, 2011

Beloved community activist, ‘Miss Reed,’ is dead at 88

Clinton Hill: Mary Reed, a spunky Southerner who was an ever-present advocate in Clinton Hill and beyond, died on Monday at the age of 88 after a long bout with pneumonia. Comments (1).

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