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Spa: Lots of women know that the cure for getting over a bad day can sometimes be as simple as treating yourself to a new shade of lipstick. Comment


Spa: After more than 15 years of working the aches, pains and stress out of her clients as a freelance massage therapist, Susan Stratton finally opened the doors to Sage Healing Arts in June 2004. Comment


Spa: Toast your health Comment

Spa Report 2005

Spa: Note: There is an updated Brooklyn Spa Guide for 2006 GO Brooklyn’s fifth annual Brooklyn Spa Report comes amid another exhausting winter. But Brooklyn’s spas have treatments that can relieve all that ails you. They can boost your spirit, melt away your muscle tension and rehydrate your body from limp locks to dry, scratchy soles. Comment


Spa: For those who think that massages, facials and body treatments are just for those types who pamper themselves, you’re right. But Carol V.R. De Costa, a Brooklyn Heights doctor and owner of the new Aria Spa and Wellness Center, maintains that there’s nothing wrong with that. In fact, she says there are many therapeutic rewards for indulging yourself once in a while - and better yet, on a routine basis. Comment

DIAL 119     

Spa: Because of her flawless skin, aesthetician and 119 Smith Street spa owner Marzena Brzezinska is her own best advertisement for her new Boerum Hill spa. Comments (2)

Public gets first look at new plan        

The presentation of the latest design for Brooklyn Bridge Park, the proposed waterfront commercial, recreational and housing project, were received with mixed enthusiasm during an open meeting at Polytechnic University Tuesday night. Comment

Bridge Park, Montague dominate BHA meeting

At the Brooklyn Heights Association’s annual meeting, Feb. 17 at St. Francis College on Remsen Street, Nancy Bowe, president of the association, spoke about the developments facing Brooklyn Heights in the coming year. Comment

Atlantic Yards foes watch as eminent domain case reaches Supreme Court

Atlantic Yards: The U.S. Supreme Court struggled on Tuesday to balance the rights of property owners against the goals of town officials who want to sweep away old neighborhoods and turn the land over to private developers. Comment


Those who attended the first public meeting on the redesigned plan for the Brooklyn Bridge Park commercial, recreational and housing development got a surprise Tuesday night when an architect displayed a series of townhouses along Furman Street below the Brooklyn Heights promenade, which he said planners envision adding to the project. Comment

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