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Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011

Missing cafe owner was thinking about moving

Ditmas Park: The Ditmas Park café owner who disappeared two weeks ago may actually have been planning his own escape. Comments (22).

A very Muppet party — for adults — at Union Hall

Nightlife: Enter “The Muppet Vault” on Nov. 20 — a few days before the new Muppet movie opens! Comments (1).

The orchid cheat? Botanic Garden mega-flower in bloom — thanks to fertilizer!

Event: You gotta get to the garden to see this massive orchid. Comments (2).

Ambush + Flatbush = Flatbushed!

Park Slope: Plus the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment.

Time for Plan C as iPad is swiped

Prospect Heights: Plus the other crime in Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment.

K9 cops! Windsor Terrace gets watchdogs to escort women home

Windsor Terrace: Windsor Terrace is calling in the watchdogs! Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011

$eventh cents! Merchants want new tax to keep avenue clean

Park Slope: Seventh Avenue business owners are moving ahead with a plan to levy a new tax to clean up Park Slope’s main shopping strip after city officials failed to properly do the job. Comments (17).

‘Betrayed’ workers to sue Ratner today

Construction Update: A group of unemployed construction workers is suing Atlantic Yards developer Bruce Ratner to recover lost wages for jobs that they claim they were promised but never received at the $5-billion Prospect Heights megaproject. Comments (12).

Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011

Saved! ‘Offensive’ crucifix video will remain part of Brooklyn Museum show

Art: And you get to go see it on Friday. Comments (6).

Friday, Nov. 11, 2011

Vicious dog-on-dog violence in Prospect Park

Park Slope: A slim greyhound is brutalized by a pit bull, leaving one woman facing thousands in vet bills. It really is a dog-beat-dog world. Comments (55).

Windsor Terrace gets F-d (and G’d)!

Windsor Terrace: Thousands of F- and G-line commuters in Windsor Terrace will need to find a new way to get home starting on Monday when some service is eliminated to the 15th Street and Fort Hamilton Parkway stations. Comments (3).

Friends keep vigil for park crash victim

Meadows of Shame: A beloved Prospect Park volunteer was badly injured — and is now in a coma — after a collision with a cyclist on her own turf last Thursday. Comments (9).

Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011

Jesus! Brooklyn Museum stands up to Catholics over ants-on-cross piece

Prospect Heights: The Museum says it will not remove a controversial artwork depicting bugs walking on a crucifix of Jesus Christ. It opens next Friday! Comments (17).

Park lover in a coma after being run down by cyclist

Meadows of Shame: A beloved Prospect Park volunteer was badly injured — and is now in a coma — after a collision with a cyclist on her own turf on Thursday. Comments (14).

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