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‘Girl’ goes sour: Kosher chocolate store closes

The Chocolate Girl — a Seventh Avenue shop that sought that most oxymoronic place in the marketplace, gourmet kosher chocolate — has closed just shy of a year after opening, forced out because of a high rent. Comments (3)

Late-night mugging horrifies this Slope man

Crime: Three gun-toting thugs mugged a man on Fourth Avenue on June 22, getting away with his laptop and fancy phone, cops said. Plus all the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

This thief was hungry

Crime: The foodie fiend entered a popular Washington Avenue supermarket at around 5 pm and headed straight for the packaged cold cuts, a manager said. Plus all the crime news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct Comment

Cool your (noisy) jets

The mysterious increase in noise in Park Slope from airplanes en route to LaGuardia Airport has been solved — perhaps — and the din could die down as soon as next month, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comments (4)

Park is BBQ crazy!

Park is BBQ crazy!

Barbecuing has gotten out of control in Prospect Park this summer. Comments (6)

Arrest in late-night Slope slashing!

Crime: An ex-con has been collared for viciously slashing a woman walking home from her shift at the Park Slope Food Co-op on June 17. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Green thief

Crime: Someone with a green thumb — and sticky fingers — made off with more than $150 in tools from a Vanderbilt Avenue back yard on June 19. Plus all the crime news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

RED-FOOTED! Bank robber’s shoes, stained with dye, give him away

Crime: Cops caught a bank robber red-footed on June 19, nabbing a dye-stained man who was still carrying thousands in booty that he allegedly took from the Astoria Federal branch on Fifth Avenue. Comment

Armory won’t open until 2009!

More delays at the $16-million Armory. Comment

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