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Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010

Metalheads! Thieves stealing antique gates off brownstone fences

Park Slope: Call them heavy metal punks. Comments (4)

Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010

Java the hurt! Gorilla Coffee sues the New York Times

Park Slope: The owners of Gorilla Coffee — where irate employees walked out en masse in April — are suing the New York Times for destroying their lives by covering the debacle. Comments (14)

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Relief in site! Public toilet coming to Grand Army Plaza

Park Slope: And, no, that’s not a typo in the headline — finally, there’s a location for Brooklyn’s most important public toilet! Comments (3)

Look, don’t double-park in Park Slope

Park Slope: A thief made his move against another thief. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Is this graffiti anti-Semitic or anti-violence?

Park Slope: Some sicko wrote, “Geese first, Jews next,” on an emergency call box in Park Slope over the weekend — but it’s unclear whether the vandalism is an anti-Semitic call for violence or a sincere attempt to link this summer’s federal goose extermination to one of history’s greatest atrocities. Comments (7)

Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010

You old goat! Head found near site of carcass in Prospect Park

Meadows of Shame: It turns out that Prospect Park is the perfect place to get your main ingredient for goats head soup. With video … Comments (8)

The Bad Wife?! Shop owner risks Slope ire with cheeky store name

Park Slope: Relax, everyone — he’s only kidding! Comments (6)

Watch the goat head video here!

Meadows of Shame: It’s disgusting, but it’s a “must watch”! With video … Comment

Horsing around! Equus Projects puts the gallop back in dance this Saturday

Dance: Call it dances with horses. Comment

‘Reefer Madness’ is a hit!

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: Marijuana makes even more inroads! Now the Gallery Players is even celebrating it. Comment

Thief breaks in while two women sleep

Prospect Heights: A tony building is burglarized. Plus all the other news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comments (1)

Monday, Oct. 25, 2010

The web poster who cried ‘rape’

Park Slope: An online “game of telephone” leads to a week of fear over a rape that never happened. Comment

Freddy’s returns — but it’ll be miles from the Barclays Center

Park Slope: Meet the new Freddy’s — not exactly the same as the old Freddy’s. Comment

Friday, Oct. 22, 2010

Dueling rallies over bike lane! Supporters out-spoke foes

Mean Streets: Supporters vastly outnumbered opponents in dueling rallies over the Prospect Park West bike lane on Thursday morning, as 250 cyclists rallied in Grand Army Plaza and then took a victory lap roughly four dozen opponents gathered just to the south. Comments (44)

Six car pileup on Flatbush Avenue

Park Slope: Seven people — including two children — were hospitalized on Thursday morning following a devastating six-car pileup on Flatbush Avenue outside the main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library. Comments (12)