Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Covering: DUMBO, Vinegar Hill, Downtown, Brooklyn Heights

A glitzy new school is opening in Downtown Brooklyn — charging youngsters more than $45,000 to attend the “first modern school” in the world, according to its founder. Comment
Elected officials accused executives at a Downtown Brooklyn nonprofit of attempted union busting at a rally on Monday. Comments (2)
Hundreds of straphangers took to the streets of Downtown Brooklyn on Friday to protest a Metropolitan Transportation Authority scheme to crack down on fare evasion by hiring 500 new cops to police the subway. Comments (8)
That’s a wrap! Comment
Local skaters have fought back against the Parks Department’s attempts to halt skateboarding outside of Borough Hall — pushing aside a low-tech barrier to reclaim their makeshift skatepark. Comments (5)

Bandit steal ATM machine in Downtown Brooklyn

Crime: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

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