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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Our video takes you inside the belly of the beast — Grand Army Plaza

Mean Streets: The city has a bright idea for fixing Grand Army Plaza — a traffic light on the western spur of the devilish roundabout. But will it work? Editor Gersh Kuntzman and Traffic Correspondent Stephen Brown take you into the belly of the beast — Grand Army Plaza — in this exclusive video. With video … Comments (1).

Go to Southpaw to laugh at cancer

Nightlife: A benefit — plus some laughs. Comments (4).

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Restaurant burglary spree!

Park Slope: Another bar-goer has her bag swiped. Plus the rest of the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

It’s a pizza the action for Cucina legend Michael Ayoub

Dining: Like his pizza, Michael Ayoub’s career as a pizza man has been circular — when he opens his second outpost of Williamsburg pizza spot Fornino this week in Park Slope, he’ll be returning to the space where he first made his mark nearly 20 years ago at Cucina, once the lone high-quality eatery in Park Slope. Comments (3).

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‘Tusk’ tusk! Fleetwood Mac-loving band honors forgotten, but great, album

Music: A long-overdue tribute to Lindsay Buckingham’s seminal work. Comments (1).

Gallery Players have an ‘Angel’ on 14th Street

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: The troupe’s revival of “City of Angels” is a hit. Comment.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Get ready to ‘Jumble’! Bike flea market coming to Slope

Shopping: Brooklyn is a borough of cyclists. Lucky for you, recession-friendly transportation is about to get a discount at a bicycle-themed flea market. Comment.

New Nerve Tank piece is short on dialogue, long on modern angst

Theater: This avant-garde theater group aims to set off a dirty bomb in your brain. Comment.

Friday, May 7, 2010

Death stalks Prospect Park again as a dead possum is found

Meadows of Shame: The Grim Reaper has plied his deadly trade by the lake in Prospect Park yet again this week, leaving in his wake a dead raccoon, a possum and several gosling — whose corpses all showed up on the same day that we reported that the federal government had given Prospect Park an environmental award! Comments (18).

Paper to city: No to bike lane

Editorial: Even the cyclists on The Brooklyn Paper’s editorial board are not impressed by the city’s plan for a two-way bike lane on Prospect Park West. Comments (33).

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Bright idea for Grand Army Plaza — new traffic light in circle of hell

Mean Streets: The hair-raising traffic pattern on the western side of Grand Army Plaza will soon be tranquilized by a new red light to deter drivers from jockeying for position at the most dangerous point in what easily could have been Dante’s 10th circle of hell. Comment.

Monday, May 3, 2010

Once bitten

Prospect Heights: A woman loses her iPod to a canine-like thief. Plus all the other news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment.

Friday, April 30, 2010

City: Bike lane will make Prospect Park West safer

Mean Streets: City officials shot back at opponents of the controversial Prospect Park West bike lane last Thursday, saying that the two-way protected bike path is all about making Park Slope’s notorious speedway safer. Comments (11).