Fort Greene–Clinton Hill

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

Criminals still targeting Target

Crime: More crime at the Atlantic Terminal retailer. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)
An renowned expert has come out against the unsightly Egyptian tombs at the new LIRR terminal. Comments (8)
Newly obtained blueprints reveal that city officials were considering building the tomb-like bollards at the Long Island Railroad terminal at Atlantic Avenue and Hanson Place in 2005 — though at least two renderings were subsequently released to the public without those drastic security measures. Comments (3)

Toni Morrison leads a true ‘write’ of passage for black authors

Books: The reining queen of American literature, Toni Morrison, is coming to the borough of writers in yet another Brooklyn celebration of the arts and letters. Comments (1)
Myrtle Avenue is no longer Murder Avenue — but cops are making sure that it stays that way. Comments (7)

More Tish-grace! Councilwoman hires big-time personal injury lawyer in bump-and-scratch

Politics: Councilwoman Letitia James is vigorously pursuing her personal injury lawsuit against an itinerant laborer, despite widespread ridicule over her contention that she suffered “permanent” injuries after bumping into the legal trailer hitch on his parked van. Comments (23)

Tray magnifique!

Paper or plastic? More and more, city’s schools are taking paper. Comments (3)
Mean Streets: Flushing Avenue will sprout a protected, two-way bike lane to link cyclists between the Manhattan Bridge and Williamsburg, the city revealed on Tuesday. Comments (8)

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