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Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008

Meter seething on 7th

Park Slope: Some South Slope residents were still seething this week about 68 new parking meters that were abruptly installed along Seventh Avenue — but the no-arm bandits are actually part of a series of changes that the city says will improve cleanliness and actually increase parking in the area. Comments (2)

What to do with hated hamster?

PS … I Love You: Our columnist figures out how to get her daughter to get rid of those nasty guinea pigs. Comments (23)

No holiday fun on St. Marks

Park Slope: A woman returned from a vacation to find her St. Marks Place apartment cleaned out. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

BLACKOUT! No memory, cash or iPod in Comfort Inn rob

Park Slope: Here’s another reminder to be careful about who you go home with. Comment

Fake cops

Park Slope: Two men posing as police officers stole $5,000 from elderly woman after telling her she was under investigation for using counterfeit money on Feb. 11. Plus all the other crime news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

The ice man goeth on 1st

Park Slope: Two weeks of slips, falls and fender-benders forced the city to finally fix a water leak that turned a Park Slope street into an ice skating rink. Comment

Dumped! Canal-area residents angry that Gowanus won’t be clean

Park Slope: Gowanus Canal-area residents are saying they’ve been sold down the river because the city’s plans to reduce the amount of sewage dumped into the fetid waterway will stop before reaching the ultimate prize — a swimmable channel. Comment