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Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009

Goodbye blue Monday — Ratner’s tax-free bonds may go on sale within days

Atlantic Yards: Get ’em while they’re hot! The tax-exempt bonds that are critical to financing the Atlantic Yards arena are set to go on the market next week — and they’re expected to sell faster than you can say “land grab.” Comments (7)

The Gowanus stinks again

Park Slope: Thugs menace a man near the fetid canal. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Big Mac attack

Prospect Heights: Thugs beat up a student — and her principal! — in a McDonald’s on Atlantic Avenue. Plus all the other crime news from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comments (1)

Bonds away! Bruce’s bond rating means sale of notes is imminent

Atlantic Yards: Attention investors! Now that the key bond-rating agencies have signed off on the financing for Bruce Ratner’s Atlantic Yards arena, $500 million in tax-free notes are poised to go on the market any day now. Comments (8)

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009

These guys have something hot for you

Dining: Finally, there’s a genuine Egyptian hot sauce — made and bottled in Park Slope. Comments (9)

Smartmom chaperones a Marriott sleepover

Smartmom: When Luvbud’s mom bails, Smartmom is called in to be the chaperone for a five-girl sleepover. Comment

Can’t tell a Baa3 from an Aaa? Let the Explainer explain it all to you

The Explainer: The state is about to issue bonds to pay for the Atlantic Yards. But what’s it all mean? We asked The Explainer. Comments (2)

Friday, Dec. 4, 2009

Hey, Park Slope — your Armory is almost ready (really!)

Park Slope: The long-delayed Park Slope Armory’s rebirth as a neighborhood recreation center really is now imminent, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comments (1)

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