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Friday, May 26, 2017

Fort Greene inferno! Broken water pipe forces firefighters to use handheld extinguisher to battle blaze

Fort Greene: Firefighters struggled to battle a blaze at a Fort Greene public housing complex on Monday after a broken water pipe forced them to use an extinguisher to stop the inferno, which burned for 36 minutes before they put it out. Comments (1)

Monday, May 22, 2017

Crown Heights pol switches gears, condemns Bedford-Union Armory redevelopment deal

Crown Heights: Councilwoman Laurie Combo’s flip-flop has some wondering if she’ll really scuttle a plan she has backed for a long time. Comments (2)

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Heal and toe: Dance Africa Festival celebrates ‘Healing Light of Rhythm’

Dance: It’s 40 years old and dancing strong. Comment

Friday, May 19, 2017

Piece of glass plunges from 34th floor of luxury Fort Greene tower

Fort Greene: No one was injured, but police closed the street and now a sidewalk shelter is going up. Comments (1)

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Den of in-equity: Play tackles love and class warfare on the trading floor

Theater: She’s trading up! Comment

‘Scratch Day’ workshop teaches young girls computer coding skills

Crown Heights: More than a dozen young girls flocked to a free workshop in Crown Heights to learn computer coding on a program designed with kids in mind Comment

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Keep the toxins, save the trees: Plan to save park in Fort Greene leaves poisons

Fort Greene: What a tree-lemma! Comments (10)

Kids knock woman to the ground and try to rob her

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment