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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Popped water balloons are a tot lot choking hazard, parents claim

Windsor Terrace: Big kids with water balloons have turned a Prospect Park tot lot into a choking hazard for toddlers, say concerned Brooklyn parents. Comments (14).

City no longer hitting brakes on Slope bike lanes stalled by PPW controversy

Mean Streets: The city is rolling out a pair of new Park Slope bike lanes after hitting the brakes on the paths last year amid the controversy over the Prospect Park West cycling route. Comments (67).

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Fact to fiction — financial reporter writes Wall Street thriller

Books: After 25-years of hard facts, a little fiction goes a long way. Comment.

Jerk swipes cyclist’s purse from bike basket

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

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Move over Nancy Drew, Park Slope’s kid detective is on the case

Park Slope: A bird-brained bandit stole a metal sculpture of a heron from a Park Slope family’s garden — and now there’s a 7-year-old sleuth trying to crack the case with the help of her mom. Comments (3).

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Monday, June 18, 2012

Barclays bar fray: Neighbors angry about Jay-Z bar’s late last call

Atlantic Yards: Rap mogul Jay-Z will open a sprawling, high-end sports bar inside the Barclays Center — but neighbors have 99 problems with a plan to serve booze until 2 am at the posh lounge. Comments (19).

Cake topper: Park Slope pastry chef wins big in frosting art contest

Dining: This Park Slope pastry chef takes the cake. Comments (1).