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Thursday, Feb. 26, 2009

Breaking news! Ratner wins a big Yards case

Atlantic Yards: One of the state’s highest courts has given Bruce Ratner a big court win. Comments (12).

Explore the subcontinent — without leaving Brooklyn

Kensington: The Oscars are over, but the excitement of the “Slumdog Millionaire” sweep lives on. But you don’t have to go Mumbai — or even Jackson Heights — to satisfy your South Asian obsession. Just head to Coney Island Avenue in Ditmas Park for a close encounter with the subcontinent. Comments (1).

Slope is sandwiched by two new joints

Dining: Park Slopers are going to love this: A new sandwich shop on Third Avenue offers lasagna on a bun, while Hanco’s, the beloved Vietnamese sandwich joint, has opened on Seventh Avenue. Comments (1).

Business briefs

Advertorial: Berkeley Carroll kids steal the show. Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009

I was right! Food Co-op is not considering Israel ban

Brooklyn Angle: The Park Slope Food Co-op had its meeting on Tuesday night — and as our columnist said, there was no discussion of a ban on Israeli products, despite international headlines reporting otherwise. Man, it’s stressful being right all the time! Comments (6).

The Armory may open — in May

Park Slope: Read it and groan, Park Slope: The opening of the lavishly restored armory on Eighth Avenue as a recreation center will take just a little bit longer. Comments (2).

Mirror, mirror on the Benz

Park Slope: Someone is STILL stealing side-view mirrors off all the Mercedes Benzes in Park Slope. Plus all the other crime news from the tony neighborhood’s 78th Precinct. Comments (1).

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009

‘Bill’ of fare! Slope diner is DeBlasio’s office

Politicrasher: Our columnist chews the fat — or was that the burger? — with Park Slope’s diner-loving councilman, Bill DeBlasio. Comments (2).

His documentary wins Oscar as he watches at Slope bar

Cinema: The Academy Awards were taking place on Hollywood Boulevard on Sunday night, but the real action was on Seventh Avenue in Park Slope. That’s where one part of the team behind the Oscar-winning documentary, “Man on Wire,” watched the big show. Comments (1).

Checkin’ in with…a cemetery security guard!

Checkin’ in with: What goes on at Green-Wood Cemetery after dark? Wouldn’t you like to know! Comments (5).

Monday, Feb. 23, 2009

Lawsuit asks Ratner: So, how much profit will you make on Atlantic Yards?

Atlantic Yards: A key case against Atlantic Yards may turn on this simple question: Does Bruce Ratner’s expect profits overshadow a “minor” public benefit of Atlantic Yards? Comments (13).

Friday, Feb. 20, 2009

The Food Co-op is not — repeat not — considering a ban on Israeli products

Brooklyn Angle: For the record: The Park Slope Food Co-op is not considering a ban on Israeli-made or -grown products. Comments (32).

Co-op members react: Ban? What ban?

Park Slope: Talk of the Park Slope Food Co-op’s supposed plan to ban Israeli products has gone all over the world — everywhere except the Co-op itself, it turns out. Comments (6).

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