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Monday, July 26, 2010

Hear this ‘Swell’ act at the band shell on July 30

Music: The unlikely pairing of Irish rocker Glen Hansard and Czech pianist Markéta Irglová has been charming listeners since the understated 2007 musical “Once” introduced the world to their heart-felt folk rock, even earning them an Oscar for “Falling Slowly.” Comments (1).

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Find a more humane solution

Perspective: The Humane Society of the United States calls on New York officials to immediately halt a program to kill resident Canada geese and instead devise a plan that will truly protect public safety by clearing geese from certain areas. Comments (16).

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Committed to safeguarding nature and people

Perspective: The recent culling of Canada geese in Prospect Park is disturbing to many people, including staff at the Park. That people care so passionately about the Park and its natural environment and speak out in its defense is truly wonderful and very welcomed. Comments (4).

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

In Slope, MTA bus cuts cause double trouble on Seventh Avenue

Park Slope: Two bus lines, one arrival time. Big trouble. Comments (3).

And what’s the deal with this useless bus shelter?

Park Slope: A bus shelter is installed where there is no longer a bus line. Nice work, MTA! Comments (2).

Purse poach at Perch

Park Slope: Another bag swipe while a woman is having a good time. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Bodega bash

Prospect Heights: A holdup at a late night grocery store leads the blotter. Plus all the other news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Board backs housing on former Culver Shuttle land

Kensington: The city is moving ahead with a plan to create affordable housing on a strip of land that was once an elevated train line. Comment.