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BAM District: The Fort Greene impressario is back with a new plan, two years after the city condemned his original venue. Comments (13)

Gang attack on S. Portland

Crime: Five men mug another man for his cellphone. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Longest-serving aide to longest-serving lawmaker is dead

Celestine Miller, The longest-serving staff member of the longest-serving Brooklyn legislator in Albany died on July 23 after a long illness. She was 89. Comment
Rep. Ed Towns was no meatball for a bunch of kids this Friday. Comments (1)
The national fight over how political campaigns are financed came to Fort Greene on Tuesday as community activists rallied at the Atlantic Terminal Target to protest the retail company’s $150,000 donation to an anti-gay rights gubernatorial candidate in Minnesota. Comments (3)

No money? No problem at this ‘free’ store

Shopping: Around the corner from a large abandoned condo building in Bed-Stuy, business continues as unusual at the Brooklyn Free Store, where there are no walls, no attendants and no price tags. That’s right, everything is free. Comments (3)

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