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Saturday, July 28, 2007

Horses: ‘Neigh’ to development

Park Slope: Horses at a beloved stable and riding academy in Kensington are going increasingly skittish, thanks to the construction of an apartment building next door. Comments (1).

Snapping shots in the cemetery, naked

Art: Apparently nobody told Santiago Infantino that the dress code for at Green-Wood Cemetery is somber. Comment.

Time to ‘band’ together in Slope

Brooklyn Angle: Our columnist is sick of all the rubber bands that his letter carrier dumps on his block. Comments (3).

The man in the old pickup

PS … I Love You: Our columnist tells the story of a homeless man, a pickup truck and a woman with a big heart. Comment.

Risk-Carlton: Will a fancy boutique hotel thrive on gritty Fourth Ave?

Park Slope: The Brooklyn Paper got a first peek inside Brooklyn’s first boutique hotel — Hotel Le Bleu — and discovered a very modern, tasteful, 48-room, glass-and-steel complex. The room is beautiful. The view, not so much. Comments (2).

7th Av Books set to close

Park Slope: A dog-eared Park Slope bookstore will close unless a buyer comes to its rescue before the end of August. Comment.

Zanes traffic jam

Music: Tout le monde was at Dan Zanes’s “Celebrate Brooklyn!” concert on Sunday — even Harry Potter. Comment.

9th St bike lane tolls for thee

Park Slope: Cyclists and local business owners are already fuming over bike lanes that were installed earlier this month on Ninth Street. Comment.

Farm gals robbed while they sell the cabbage

Park Slope: Two farmhands were robbed when their Chevy van was broken into while they worked the farmers market in Grand Army Plaza on July 21 — plus all the other crime news from Park Slope. Comment.

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