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‘House’ proud

‘House’ proud

TV: Workers from “This Old House” are gutting a Prospect Heights brownstone as part of the long-running home improvement show’s first New York project — but this is not a free ride for homeowners Kevin Costello and Karen Shen. Comment

‘Black’ is beautiful

Art: A new photography exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum will enjoy, to say the least, good timing. Comment
Politics: Exit polls show that Barack Obama got 95 percent of the black vote nationwide. But in one mostly white corner of Park Slope, he did even better. Comments (3)

Hey, kids: Read!

Parenting: Having trouble getting that whippersnapper to turn off the video games or turn down the iPod? Head to the Brooklyn Museum on Saturday for a good ol’ fashioned form of entertainment: reading! Comment

Ride-by muggings

Crime: Two women are mugged on the same day by a bike-riding thief! Plus all the other crime news (and there wasn’t too much of it this week) from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comments (1)

Batter up — and down!

Crime: Swing and a line drive — but this batter is later cut down by cops. Plus more crime from Windsor Terrace’s 72nd Precinct. Comment
Part of Prospect Park’s rocky and dangerous horseback riding trail is getting a much-needed makeover. Comment

The Fourth Avenue fix!

The Fourth Avenue fix!

Mean Streets: Can anyone fix this lousy intersection? Comments (2)

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