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Heaven help us

Heaven help us

Theater: Theater for the New City’s latest show, “It’s the Economy Stupid! or The Turning Point” — their 32nd annual Summer Street Theater production — is a musical writ large as a children’s allegory that follows the earnest adventures of the Angel Gabriel. The heavenly production comes to Prospect Park on Aug. 23. Comment

Pub of contention

Pub of contention

Development: It’s the story of our time: A once-forsaken urban strip becomes a nightlife hangout — and residents who were there through it all are angry. Comments (1)

Ripper on the loose!

Ripper on the loose!

Vigilante or hero? You decide. Comments (14)
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Gersh’s new bike!

Podcast: Famously biking Editor Gersh Kuntzman is back on top — of a set of two wheels, at least. After a cigarette-toting thief stole his bike last month, Kuntzman was forced to ride the F train until he finally purchased a new (old) set of wheels through the Park Slope Parents Web site. Now Kuntzman is back to his old self again, showing up sweaty in the office and cursing about aggressive drivers, rather than lame F service. Nothing like a death-defying ride to the office to get you going, we always say. Here’s a video tour of Gersh’s new wheels. Comment

Mom and daughter foil thief!

Crime: If it’s Wednesday, it must be Police Blotter day on BrooklynPaper.com. From our Park Slope bureau, a mom and daughter foil a robbery — plus all the other crime news from the neighborhood’s 78th Precinct. Find your neighborhood below. Comment

Dispute leads to gunplay — and a Honda is wounded

Crime: An ongoing dispute between two Lincoln Place men led one of the angry neighbors to pull out a gun and shoot up his rival’s Honda on Aug. 9. Plus all the other crime news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

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