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Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011

Bottle of write! Women share stories of booze at Old Stone House

Books: It’s all part of “Make Mine a Double,” a reading next week. Comments (2).

Head to Blueprint for mezcal mastry

Nightlife: Who needs tequila when you can drink its sophisticated sister? Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011

Ridge Republican vows to kill parking permits for Barclays neighbors

Prospect Heights: A controversial plan to sell street parking permits to residents near the Barclays Center arena has already broke down in the pothole of the Republican-controlled state Senate days after the City Council approved the proposal. Comments (67).

Nude awakening! Brooklyn Museum shows work that was banned in D.C.

Art: The most controversial art exhibit in America is coming to Brooklyn on Nov. 18. Comment.

iPad swiped on R train

Park Slope: Plus the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comments (1).

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011

End of an era! Aunt Suzie’s, red sauce mainstay, to close

Dining: The beloved Park Slope restaurant — famous for its cheap Italian eats and homey vibe — will close after 25 years on Fifth Avenue. Comments (27).

Fans flock to Basquiat’s grave in Green-Wood Cemetery

Greenwood Heights: Green-Wood Cemetery in Sunset Park is the resting place of many famous Brooklynites, though none is more beloved — and most frequently visited by adoring fans — than artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Comments (7).

Monday, Nov. 7, 2011

Mama mia! Aunt Suzie’s to close!

Dining: Breaking news from Fifth Avenue. Comments (8).

Hell on wheels in Kensington as bike-riding groper works streets

Kensington: A creep on a bike groped two different women in Kensington since Oct. 19 — putting neighbors on edge and revealing that the sex attacks in South Slope and beyond are far from over. Comments (2).

Sure, the ING thing was nice, but Brooklyn now has its own marathon!

Park Slope: A true test of champions: 26.2 miles in Prospect Park on Nov. 20. Comments (2).

Ditmas locals fan out to find missing cafe owner

Ditmas Park: Friends, family, neighbors and customers fanned out across Ditmas Park on Saturday to widen the search for Josh Rubin, the owner of the cafe Whisk, who disappeared on Monday night. Comments (2).

Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011

Hero ranger nabs park masturbator

Meadows of Shame: A fearless ranger busted a masturbating pothead a few yards from a packed Prospect Park playground on Thursday — and then discovered an even-more–shocking naked truth: the man was packing additional heat in the form of a gun, according to cops. Comments (8).

Uneasy rider! Famous cyclist Schumer ignores our questions about bike lane

Mean Streets: We tried everything, but New York’s senior sentor — a big-time bicyclist — refused to talk about the Prospect Park West bike lane. Smart man — his wife is leading the opposition to the cycle path. Comments (30).

Friday, Nov. 4, 2011

Ditmas Park asks: ‘Where is Josh Rubin’?

Ditmas Park: The well-liked owner of a fledgling Ditmas Park café went missing on Monday under intense financial pressure and mental anguish. Comments (42).

Full Council approves ‘pay-to-park’ plan

Prospect Heights: The full City Council overwhelmingly approved a controversial plan on Thursday to sell parking permits to neighbors of the Barclays Center arena, despite objections from southern Brooklyn lawmakers who say that charging for residential street parking amounts to a tax for something that has always been free. Comments (25).

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011

Parking permitted! Council panel approves ‘pay-to-park’ plan for Barclays neighbors

Prospect Heights: A City Council committee approved a controversial plan on Wednesday to sell parking permits to neighbors of the Barclays Center arena, despite objections from southern Brooklyn lawmakers who say that charging for residential street parking amounts to a tax for something that has always been free. Comments (34).

Ditmas Park asks: ‘Where is Josh Rubin’?

Ditmas Park: The well-liked owner of a fledgling Ditmas Park café went missing on Monday under intense financial pressure and mental anguish. Comments (42).

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