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Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010

Tish: To fix arena parking mess, locals should pay for spots

Mean Streets: A key opponent to the Atlantic Yards mega-development and arena is now pushing for a parking system that would force locals, many of whom opposed the project in the first place, to pay to park in the neighborhoods around it. Comments (12).

More pain at hospital

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010

Plaza sweet — Ratner unveils new front for his Barclays Center

Atlantic Yards: The plaza at the entrance to the Barclays Center arena could accommodate the Brooklyn Flea, a farmers market similar in size to the one in Grand Army Plaza, or a movie night as in Brooklyn Bridge Park, developer Bruce Ratner announced on Tuesday. Comments (19).

Arena going up — but will the rest of the project?

Atlantic Yards: Developer Bruce Ratner is optimistic — to a point. Comments (9).

City still pushing parking meter price hike in Slope

Mean Streets: Park Slope community leaders continue to slam the brakes on a scheme that would jack up the price of parking in the spot-challenged neighborhood by a whopping 33 percent, and stretch the hours when those rates are in effect. Comments (8).

Volvo owner goes postal

Prospect Heights: A car crash leads to a driver bash. Plus all the other news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comments (1).

Monday, Sept. 27, 2010

Classic silent films return to Brooklyn Public Library — with live piano

Cinema: It’s hard to keep quiet about silent film this good. Comment.

Hot time in the city thanks to the Botanic Garden’s Chile Pepper festival

Event: The world is a volatile place — so perhaps it’s no surprise that the only thing that everyone agrees upon is the beauty and joy of the fiery chili pepper. Comment.

Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010

Tree branch madman is sent to psych ward

Prospect Heights: A weirdo who waged a one-man war against trees in Crown Heights and Prospect Heights was declared unfit for trial on Friday — and will spend up to a year in the madhouse before he’ll be re-evaluated. Comments (3).

Tell Tchaikovsky the news!

Music: Great music, no instruments. Comment.

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