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Thursday, June 11, 2009

Gehry or not, Brooklyn needs this arena

Editorial: The Brooklyn Paper editorial board restates its longtime support for the Atlantic Yards arena. Comments (58).

Get your ‘Lear’ here! Gallery Players will do summer Shakespeare

Theater: Park Slope’s best local theater company is set to steal the spotlight from Manhattan’s annual summer Shakespeare festival this July with “King Lear.” And that’s just the beginning. Comment.

That’s helado good news

Dining: The calendar waits until June 21, but in Sunset Park, summer actually begins in late March. Comments (2).

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Parents win the battle of Brooklyn in Washington Park

Park Slope: The short, but intense, battle for control of an athletic field in Park Slope was over faster than Gen. George Washington’s defeated troops could retreat across the same hallowed ground during the Revolutionary War. Comment.

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Watch your stuff

Park Slope: Here’s a tip: Keep an eye on your stuff or else it will be stolen. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comments (2).

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Feel the Byrne: Former Talking Head rocked Prospect Park

Awesome: David Byrne, the legendary frontman for Talking Heads in the 1980s, opened up the 31st annual “Celebrate Brooklyn” summer festival in Prospect Park in bright white style on Monday night, performing with his Latin-influenced band before a crowd of about 10,000 people. Comments (4).

Monday, June 8, 2009

Greenwood Heights man is not feline so fine

Greenwood Heights: Someone is dumping cats in this man’s front yard! Comments (7).

Friday, June 5, 2009

Park Slope says farewell to ‘Stroller Joe’

Park Slope: It was the last push for “Stroller Joe.” Comment.

It’s the day the music LIVED for Slope record store.

Park Slope: A beloved 44-year-old record shop in Park Slope has been saved from eviction, thanks to a lease from another landlord on the same Fifth Avenue block. Comments (2).

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Bruce to Gehry: You’re fired

Atlantic Yards: Chronic financial problems at Atlantic Yards have caused another casualty on the embattled project — Frank Gehry’s ambitious design for both the arena and the rest of the 16-building project has been scrapped for a cheaper and widely criticized blueprint. Comments (11).