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Mind the GAP, Brooklyn

Mind the GAP, Brooklyn

What’s it going to be, Brooklyn: A Grand Army Plaza that looks French or one that looks like it’s on the moon? Comments (1)

Famous writer robbed of TV!

Crime: Gloria Naylor, author of “The Women of Brewster Place,” is burglarized. Comment

The leading contenders

The leading contenders

Grand Army Plaza is now filled with lots of pie-in-the-sky (and even a few plaza-in-the-sky) visions for fixing the long-isolated traffic island and reintegrating it into the heart of Brooklyn. You can visit the exhibit, now through Oct. 13, or vote online at vote.reinventinggap.org. Here’s our take on the leading contenders. Comment
In a style of problem-solving that resonates with many Park Slopers, two green activists says they have the answer to rocketing fuel prices and environmental pollution — they’re forming a cooperative. Comments (3)

This thief is a cad

Crime: A thief tries the wrong approach to wooing a woman — so then robs her instead. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Stabbing near John Jay HS

Stabbing near John Jay HS

Crime: Cops arrested a teen on Tuesday, one day after quiet Fifth Street erupted in a violent stabbing that hospitalized another teenager in what several students at nearby John Jay HS said was a gang-related attack. Comment

Beer bust man fights back!

Beer bust man fights back!

Brooklyn Angle: Exclusive: The guy who got the ticket for drinking a beer on his stoop may not be able to fight City Hall, but he is going to burp right in its face! Comments (1)
Politics: The two faces of Park Slope were fully on display on Sunday, as hundreds of empty seats showed up for an anti-war rally, but hundreds of dollars were raised at a 14th Street bake sale for presidential hopeful Barack Obama. Comments (1)

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