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Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

Covering: Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Crown Heights, Bedford-Stuyvesant

Tish of the day: Councilwoman finally pays her back taxes!

Election: Councilwoman Letitia James moved quickly this week to diffuse what could have been a major distraction in her re-election campaign, personally heading to a Department of Finance office in Manhattan to pay $9,000 in overdue property taxes on her Lafayette Avenue house. Comments (20)
Parenting: Compared to the competition for a kindergarten slot, Harvard will be a safety school for these kids. Comments (15)

Risked it all — for a sandwich

Crime: Jared isn’t the only hero at Subway. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and the Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Holding down the ‘Fort’ for New York wine

Shopping: The Greene Grape, a Fulton Street wine shop was just named New York Wine and Spirit Retailer of the Year. Comments (5)

Tish, tish — councilwoman owes $10K in back taxes

Politics: Councilwoman Letitia James owes the city almost $9,837 in property taxes for her Lafayette Avenue house since April 2008, plus $614 on her water bill — and the lawmaker is blaming the feds! Comments (7)

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