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Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007

Jew to lead Arabic school

Park Slope: The city has appointed a Jewish educator to salvage its first Arabic language and culture academy following the resignation of the school’s founder — plus our exclusive “Timeline of a debacle.” Comment

Hot sheets yield to hot prices

Park Slope: Work has begun to turn a former Lincoln Place brothel into luxury condos. Comment

Verses & Reverses

Perspective: Our poet weighs in on the conversion of a former brothel into luxury condos. Comment

No ‘Prospect’ for more car-free hours in park

Park Slope: Mayor Bloomberg’s quest for a “greater and greener New York” apparently excludes Brooklyn, some activists were howling last week after the city reduced the number of hours that cars can drive through Central Park, yet maintained the same vehicular hours in Prospect Park. Comments (1)

Squawk! Parrots invade Park Slope

Park Slope: Brooklyn’s legendary Monk parrots have migrated to Park Slope. Comments (3)

Burglars hit 4 apartments and a church

Park Slope: A crazy week for break-ins and robberies in Park Slope. Comment

Now that’s a nice rack! New bike stands are popping up all over the Slope

Park Slope: Bike racks are popping up all over in Park Slope — and you can thank the city. Comment