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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

More thefts of patients at Slope hospital

Park Slope: Two more injury victims become crime victims at New York Methodist Hospital. Plus the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Squatter beats up the landlord he ain’t paying!

Prospect Heights: He’s living in the basement, but then punches out the landlord when he investigates. Plus the other crime in Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Kinder crisis averted! PS 107 moves pre-K, adds more K seats

Park Slope: An overcrowded Park Slope elementary school will relocate its pre-K program to add a fifth kindergarten classroom, clearing the way for more than half of the kids on a waiting list to be enrolled. Comments (6)

Save the date! Barclays Center to open on Sept. 28, 2012

Atlantic Yards: After years of false starts, economic malaise, local protests, lawsuits and atrocious basketball, New Jersey Nets officials finally unveiled some positive team news on Monday: The Barclays Center will be open on Sept. 28, 2012. Comments (18)

Fired Ozzie’s barista gets out-of-court settlement in ‘union’ flap

Park Slope: A former barista who sued Ozzie’s coffeehouse, alleging that store owners fired him for trying to unionize, won a $15,500 out-of-court settlement from the Park Slope java joint last month. Comments (34)

The Great Emancipator will return to Grand Army Plaza

Park Slope: A statue of Abe Lincoln is on the move — honest. Comments (1)

Dis a Vowell? Never when the writer is this good

Books: Sarah Vowell will rock your world at the Brookyn Public Library on Sunday Comments (2)

Monday, April 4, 2011

Ticket master! Rev. Daughtry will control ‘free’ Nets seats

Atlantic Yards: Want Nets tickets? You’ll have to make a higher calling. Comments (12)

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Park Slope Assemblyman: Remove the bike lane!

Mean Streets: Park Slope’s assemblyman has tossed aside the results of his own survey to conclude that the controversial two-way bike lane on Prospect Park West must be eliminated in favor of a standard one-way lane. Comment

State ed boss overrules city on charter school inside PS 9

Brooklyn Is Angry: Turns out, you can fight City Hall and win. Comments (4)

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Tupper the tops at tribute to Prospect Park Alliance head

Park Slope: Her big, green shoes were brimming with good cheer on Saturday when retired Prospect Park Alliance founder Tupper Thomas was honored in the Brooklyn park where she left her verdant stomp for future generations to enjoy — or not. Comments (2)

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Exclusive slideshow: Inside the Barclays Center

Construction Update: Our photographer, Paul Martinka, takes you inside the construction of the world’s most expensive basketball arena rising right now near the corner of Atlantic and Flatbush avenues. Watch this exclusive slideshow now. Comments (11)

New survey says people like — though some fear — the bike lane

Mean Streets: The survey says — again! — that Park Slopers like their controversial bike lane. Comments (45)

Friday, April 1, 2011

Cops hunting this man in Windsor Terrace bank robbery

Windsor Terrace: What a shady character! Comments (1)

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Nets are selling tickets — to Brooklyn games

Atlantic Yards: The New Jersey Nets started selling tickets on Wednesday for its games in Brooklyn — the first tangible evidence that the Barclays Center arena is on schedule for its 2012 tipoff. Comments (1)