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Brooklyn Heights–Downtown

Covering: DUMBO, Vinegar Hill, Downtown, Brooklyn Heights

Charity groups partner for Brooklyn shoe drive

A non-profit dedicated to enriching the lives of emotionally and developmentally disabled children and adults will be collecting gently worn and new shoes at locations throughout the borough until Oct. 31. Comment
A vandal defaced a statue of controversial Italian icon and 15th century explorer Christopher Columbus outside a Downtown Brooklyn courthouse in the early hours Monday. Comments (6)

Pilferers rob man at Tillary Street playground

Crime: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comments (1)
Panic ensued after a gunman shot a firearm inside the Jay Street-MetroTech subway station on Friday afternoon, according to police. Comments (2)

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