DUMBO: Tourists and ex-cons will mingle under a secret plan to move an NYPD property office to tony DUMBO — allowing people fresh out of jail to retrieve their stuff in an area filled with much-promoted attractions for out-of-towners. Comments (14).
Downtown plan: A Manhattan developer has plunked down $10 million to buy the first two floors of the Municipal Building, saying he’ll transform it from a lifeless office into a retail hub — and bring in an upscale restaurant. Comments (8).
Bay Ridge: Theresa Rosen, the community activist and president of the Society of Old Brooklynites for more than a decade — who coincidentally wrote Hugh Carey’s campaign song when he ran for governor in 1974 — died Aug. 4 at Brooklyn Methodist Hospital after a short bout with cancer. She was 75. Comments (1).
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Bay Ridge: Five people were hospitalized with stab wounds following a massive brawl inside a notorious 64th Street karaoke bar early on Monday — and Bay Ridge residents are demanding that the state shut down the problem-plagued nightclub. Comments (9).
Bridge ‘Park’: The city has moved forward with plans to build condos and a hotel at Pier 1 of Brooklyn Bridge Park — locking in a long-sought revenue source for the waterfront park’s $16-million annual maintenance budget. Comments (5).