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Saturday, May 19, 2007

PTAs to back Arabic school in Boerum Hill — but parents say they feel dumped on

Park Slope: The two Parent-Teacher Associations at a Boerum Hill school will back a city plan to house an Arabic language and culture academy in its building, despite a mini-revolt from many parents when the plan was presented after the fact at an “emergency meeting” on Monday. Comment

Man slashed for just $40

Carroll Gardens: A man was slashed by a knife-wielding thug on Hoyt Street on May 4 for just $40, police said — plus all the other crime news from Carroll Gardens, Red Hook and Cobble Hill. Comment

Blogs ain’t got reality

Brooklyn South: Our columnist solves the mystery of Brooklyn Inn — and it’s staying in business! Comment

They’re gleaming the Gowanus

Carroll Gardens: Brooklyn skateboard punks may get a place of their own under a new proposal to turn a long-neglected Boerum Hill park into a haven for boarders. Comment

Lighten up, Columbia

Carroll Gardens: Old-fashioned street lamps could soon light the future of Columbia Street, thanks to a group of businesses and residents on the burgeoning waterfront strip. Comment

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