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Plan to close street, open pedestrian plaza, stirs Dumbo

The DUMBO Improvement District (BID) wants to close a two-block long street just north of the Manhattan Bridge to traffic and turn it into a pedestrian plaza. … Full Article

Brooklynites nailed for drinking on brownstone stoops

A sample of Brooklyn attorneys, civic leaders and officials polled by the Eagle universally panned the actions of police who ticketed four friends who were drinking beer behind a wrought-iron gate on a Douglass Street stoop. … Full Article

Heat stroke KOs library in B'klyn Heights — again

Once again, the air conditioning at the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library is on the fritz and patrons are burning mad. … Full Article

Doomed by neglect, old church near Barclays is deconsecrated

While demolition is not imminent, historic building is likely doomed … Full Article

Boutique, real estate office take space on Court Street

CPEX Real Estate, based in Downtown Brooklyn, reports it has arranged leases recently for two spaces on Court Street in the Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens neighborhoods. … Full Article

3 McCarren pool arrests

Police have arrested three men for allegedly attacking lifeguards at a the newly renovated McCarren Park pool.
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‘Pop-Up Pool’ at Brooklyn Bridge Park to open Friday -- Updated

A tantalizing little jewel of a swimming pool has recently popped up at Brooklyn Bridge Park, and park officials say it will be opening to the public Friday morning. … Full Article

At Proteus Gowanus gallery, it's art for more than art's sake

With its iron-gated alley-way entrance around the corner from the Gowanus Canal, and its exotic name, Proteus Gowanus might have been a speakeasy during Prohibition. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights hot dog imbroglio: No permit, no food

Longtime Brooklyn Heights residents are scratching their heads over the fuss raised by the ouster of a rogue hot dog stand from Montague Street last week.
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