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Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

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

Granted, she vows to open a bookstore

The woman who won a $15,000 grant to open a book shop in Fort Greene is inviting you to a party! Comment

Shooting at trouble spot

Crime: Another shooting at the troubled corner of Grand and Putnam avenues — plus all the crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment
Politics: Rep. Ed Towns revealed a surprising lack of knowledge about foreign affairs, especially developments in Eastern Europe and the Caucasus, and little enthusiasm for engagement anywhere in the world. When the discussion turned to domestic issues, he was on firmer ground, touting several bills for which he’s claimed credit over the years. Comments (2)

Downtown: Kevin Powell drops by to seek our endorsement

Politics: In an interview with The Brooklyn Paper, Rep. Ed Towns’s challenger Kevin Powell hyped his knowledge of the neighborhoods and said his self-acknowledged history of violence should not be held against him. Comments (4)

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