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Washington Park redux: J.J. Byrne Park name change marches ahead

The rush to un-rename one of Brooklyn’s most historically significant blocks moved forward last week when Community Board 6 voted to change the name of Park Slope’s J.J. Byrne Park back to Washington Park, its original name. Comments (4)

He’s the new Weatherman: Quirky Slope storm chaser breaks silence about hobby

Brooklyn Angle: Our columnist gets the first interview with the keeper of the “Park Slope weather” Web site — the Internet’s biggest hit since the Obama girl. Comments (2)

CAUGHT! Mugger gets bag, but is collared within minutes

Crime: A thief who mugged a woman after putting her in a headlock early on March 15 was quickly arrested by cops who drove the victim around the neighborhood after the crime. Comment

Burgs in the hood

Crime: Burglars struck two apartments within a one-block radius in three days this week. Plus all the other crime from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

Martha Mug

Crime: One of Martha Stewart’s co-workers gets mugged — plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comments (1)

A Park Slope homesteader

PS … I Love You: Tip O’Neill used to say that all politics is local. Who knew it extended to food? Comment
Brooklyn Heights wants to keep its trash trucks on the edge of Park Slope. Comment

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