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Thursday, July 3, 2008

‘Girl’ goes sour: Kosher chocolate store closes

Park Slope: The Chocolate Girl — a Seventh Avenue shop that sought that most oxymoronic place in the marketplace, gourmet kosher chocolate — has closed just shy of a year after opening, forced out because of a high rent. Comments (3)

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Late-night mugging horrifies this Slope man

Park Slope: Three gun-toting thugs mugged a man on Fourth Avenue on June 22, getting away with his laptop and fancy phone, cops said. Plus all the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

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This thief was hungry

Prospect Heights: The foodie fiend entered a popular Washington Avenue supermarket at around 5 pm and headed straight for the packaged cold cuts, a manager said. Plus all the crime news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct Comment

Saturday, June 28, 2008

Cool your (noisy) jets

Park Slope: The mysterious increase in noise in Park Slope from airplanes en route to LaGuardia Airport has been solved — perhaps — and the din could die down as soon as next month, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comments (4)

Park is BBQ crazy!

Park Slope: Barbecuing has gotten out of control in Prospect Park this summer. Comments (6)

Arrest in late-night Slope slashing!

Park Slope: An ex-con has been collared for viciously slashing a woman walking home from her shift at the Park Slope Food Co-op on June 17. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Green thief

Prospect Heights: Someone with a green thumb — and sticky fingers — made off with more than $150 in tools from a Vanderbilt Avenue back yard on June 19. Plus all the crime news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

RED-FOOTED! Bank robber’s shoes, stained with dye, give him away

Park Slope: Cops caught a bank robber red-footed on June 19, nabbing a dye-stained man who was still carrying thousands in booty that he allegedly took from the Astoria Federal branch on Fifth Avenue. Comment

Armory won’t open until 2009!

Park Slope: More delays at the $16-million Armory. Comment