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Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012

Is this the start of a Barclays Center gold rush?

Atlantic Yards: The owners of a 96-year-old sporting goods store directly across the street from the nearly finished home of the Brooklyn Nets are cashing out — putting their building up for sale in what speculators say is the start of a real estate surge sparked by the opening of the new arena. Comments (16)

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012

Gun-toting thug robs delivery man

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comments (2)

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Stressed-out crook runs out on massage tab

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

Monday, Feb. 6, 2012

Treechery: Crook steals arbor sweaters

Park Slope: A thief made off with four “tree sweaters” from a South Slope block, leaving the arbors exposed to the elements. Comments (12)

Lower speeds for Greenwood Heights?

Mean Streets: Greenwood Heights residents want to reduce the speed limit on Sixth Avenue, beginning their own push for a “slow zone” after protesting a similar traffic safety plan in Park Slope that emerged without their input. Comments (24)

V-day blast at the Russian Baths

Kensington: The hottest Valentine’s Day party in town is going down in Kensington. Comments (3)

Big love! A cafe owner’s huge missive to Ditmas Park

Ditmas Park: After Cafe Madeline’s former owner dissed the area, its new owner has some kinder words for the neighborhood. Comments (7)