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Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010

Big traffic schmear in Grand Army Plaza from AIDS ‘bagels’

Park Slope: A “schmear campaign” against Mayor Bloomberg’s World Aids Day Bagel breakfast at the Central Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library got unexpectedly sticky on Wednesday morning as cops bagged nine unruly protestors who donned bagel costumes and laid down in traffic in the middle of Grand Army Plaza. Comments (5)

Happy Hanukkah from The Brooklyn Paper

Park Slope: Here it is, folks, your classic First Night of Hanukkah photo — Mayor Bloomberg lighting the Park Slope menorah. Let there be light. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010

The biking iPhone thief is back!

Park Slope: At least four women had their fancy iPhones stolen last week across three precincts — and all of the thefts were committed by a thief on a bicycle, a chilling reminder of a crime wave that cops thought they had broken last year. Comments (2)

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Java man! Top free speech lawyer defends Gorilla Coffee workers

Park Slope: A celebrity First Amendment lawyer is scoffing at a defamation lawsuit brought on by the owners of Gorilla Coffee, who accused their former employees and the New York Times of defamation stemming from April’s mass staff exodus over the owners’ alleged hostile management style. Comments (3)

Restaurant robbed — of $7!

Park Slope: Plus lots of car thefts from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Vicious attack on tweens

Prospect Heights: Two bikes are gershed in front of the Brooklyn Museum. Plus all the other news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010

This means war! American Revolution shrine burglarized!

Park Slope: A thief working the shuttle bus nabs a victim. Plus the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comments (7)

Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010

Love birds! Jake and Taylor hit the Slope

Awesome: Celebrity lovebirds Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal put Park Slope behind a velvet rope over the Thanksgiving weekend — and the neighborhood famous for not caring about A-listers is suddenly caring about the dating practices its favorite adopted son. Comments (1)

Friday, Nov. 26, 2010

Firebomb! Thugs torch cars on 14th Street in Slope

Park Slope: Thugs torched four cars on 14th Street early on Monday after igniting garbage cans between Sixth and Seventh Avenues. Comments (9)