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Friday, July 20, 2018

Safety fur-st! Locals receive lesson in animal CPR

Fuzzy Brooklyn: More than a dozen animal lovers learned how to give vital mouth-to-snout resuscitation to their furry friends at a Brooklyn Heights rescue’s first-aid seminar on Wednesday. Comments (2)
Bridge ‘Park’: A Tuesday meeting to discuss plans for some of Brooklyn Bridge Park’s last undeveloped land beneath its namesake span quickly devolved into back-and-forth bickering about dots, leading an exasperated member of the green space’s community-advisory group to question why some of her colleagues even bothered to show up. Comments (4)

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Downtown: Cops on Tuesday cuffed a teen they suspect opened fire on Fulton Mall last week, shooting two pedestrians and his intended target amid a Friday the 13th fracas on the commercial strip in broad daylight. Comments (16)
Brooklyn Heights: Music-lovers from across the borough and beyond boogied down in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday as an all-star lineup of performers closed out this year’s Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival. Comment

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Brooklyn Heights: Brooklyn Bridge Park leaders on Monday indefinitely shuttered the zig-zagging Squibb Bridge leading to the waterfront lawn, blaming a single, faulty piece of wood for the notoriously bouncy span’s latest closure. Comments (12)

Dumb-ster gone, but city won’t pay to pave bald spot on Boerum Place

Downtown: An illegally parked dumpster that blocked city workers from finishing a paving job Downtown on Boerum Place has been moved, and now officials say its owner has to pay to lay new asphalt on the bald spot that was missed. Comments (1)

Arch support: LPC green-lights fixes to stone structures beneath B’Bridge

Brooklyn Heights: City preservationists okayed renovations to the masonry arches supporting one end of the landmarked Brooklyn Bridge as part of a scheme that also proposes fixing up similar structures at the crossing’s opposite foot, as well as the two stone towers that rise above the span. Comment
Art: These drawings have been given a new platform! Comments (1)

Friday, July 13, 2018

Downtown: You missed a spot! Comment

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Lawn at Pier 3 opens inside Bklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights: Stewards of Brooklyn’s front yard opened the last of its six piers-turned-parkland to guests on Tuesday, snipping a ribbon at Pier 3 before inviting guests to sit back and soak up some sun on the latest addition to the lush waterfront lawn. Comments (1)

Show boat: Colorful craft ready to hit the waves

Art: It’s sure to dazzle! Comment

Nocturnal crook takes off with woman’s car

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

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