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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Bring them the head of Jose Gregorio! Bar wants its mascot back

Park Slope: Someone kidnapped the kitschy little statue that serves as the mascot and good luck charm at Barbes bar. Comments (2).

The Brooklyn Museum’s main hall is finally ‘Great’

Art: The Brooklyn Museum is shaking things up — way, way up. Comment.

Another old-man bar bites the dust as O’Connor’s gets pre-Nets makeover

Atlantic Yards: Fifth Avenue’s beloved old-man bar, O’Connor’s, will get a makeover and expansion just in time for the Barclays Center to open a couple blocks away — but the owner says his loyalties are to longtime customers, not the thousands of sports fans who will fill the arena next year. Comments (6).

Violent thug beats woman on Sixth Street

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

Delivery boy beaten

Prospect Heights: Thugs steal his food and bike — but are collared later. Plus all the other news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comments (1).

Purple Yam is one great place for Mardi Gras

Dining: Get the taste of the Caribbean this Carnival. Comment.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Slopers are too late to stop Yards-area bar

Brooklyn Is Angry: First came the fight over Atlantic Yards — now comes the fight over all the bars it will attract. Residents stormed a community board hearing on Monday night to protest a liquor license for Prime 6 — but it turns out that the bar already has the booze permit. Oops. Comments (22).

Monday, Feb. 28, 2011

Vicious rape at Third Avenue bakery

Park Slope: A horrific rape and attempted robbery at a Third Avenue bakery on Friday has left merchants on the fledgling Gowanus business strip on edge. Comments (1).

Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011

Slopers will rally tomorrow night against sports bar near Barclays Center

Brooklyn Is Angry: First came the fight over Atlantic Yards — now comes the fight over all the bars it will attract, as residents will storm a Community Board 6 hearing on Monday night to protest a liquor license for Prime 6 NYC. Comments (40).

Friday, Feb. 25, 2011

Low-cost bottles? Start wining at Red White & Bubbly

Shopping: Adam Goldstein — wine store owner and wine maker — has done it again. Comment.

The bike lane is working

Mean Streets: Never have so many words been exchanged about so few feet of pavement and lane striping. Our kids should be forgiven for believing that the Battle of Brooklyn was when George Washington strategically retreated his bicycle across Prospect Park West. Comments (94).

Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011

‘Clock’ of ages! Arthur Miller’s Depression-era show returns for the recession

Theater: One of Arthur Miller’s lesser-known plays is finally getting its due. Comment.

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