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Friday, March 18, 2011

Peru is as close as Sunset Park

Melting Pot: You want fries with that? Comments (3).

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Prospect Park ‘residents’ evicted — and their shanty is destroyed

Meadows of Shame: Parks officers booted a homeless man from his elaborate, six-foot-tall house of twigs inside Prospect Park, then tore it down after neighbors complained about the existance of the shanty. Comments (17).

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Cops: Drunk officer caused this horrific crash

Mean Streets: A drunk and possibly drugged-up cop triggered the horrific March 15 crash on Fifth Avenue that led to multiple injuries — including two of his fellow police officers, this paper has learned. Comments (10).

Prospect Park West bike foes pushing ‘Eighth Avenue’ solution

Mean Streets: Opponents of the Prospect Park West bike lane say they have a solution to the long-running bike lane conundrum: move the controversy one block away. Comments (84).

Ratner’s Kruger connection! Bruce had dealings with arrested senator

Atlantic Yards: The biggest developer in the borough — whose Atlantic Yards project is the biggest in Brooklyn history — is now linked to the biggest pay-to-play story in years. Comments (6).

Cop killed by the boyfriend

Park Slope: A police officer dies in a fall after responding to a domestic incident. Plus the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment.

He stole the Easter baskets

Prospect Heights: A man breaks into a car and takes the holiday joy from kids. Plus all the other news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment.

‘Ed Sullivan on Acid’ returns — to the new Freddy’s

Nightlife: A popular comedy show finds a new home in an old familiar place — Freddy’s Back Room. Comments (1).

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Bad crash on Fifth Avenue

Mean Streets: A reckless driver flew through an intersection and slammed into a police car and a parked car on Fifth Avenue early Tuesday morning. Comments (33).

Friday, March 11, 2011

Lots of yelling, little decided at Prospect Park West bike lane hearing

Mean Streets: The Prospect Park West Bike Lane is a miracle solution and a horrific danger, bike lane friends and foes trumpeted at packed hearing last night. Comments (53).