Park Slope

Walter is one sick puppy — and he needs your help now

Walter, the severely injured pitbull pup of Park Slope, is on life support — and he needs your help! Comments (17)

Roofus: Bikers are not the problem

Mean Streets: Roofus has a definite opinion about the Prospect Park West bike lane controversy. Comments (10)

It’s robbery season

Crime: Three thefts lead the blotter. Plus the rest of the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment
Development: It’s a little Nantucket village between Fifth and Flatbush avenues. Comments (1)
A coffee war erupted over the weekend when employees at Park Slope’s beloved Gorilla Coffee staged a walkout, leaving java lovers jonesing for a caffeine fix — and the owners scrambling to find new baristas. Comments (17)

In their own words: Here’s why the staff quit

Here’s the full text of the e-mail that the “workers” of Gorilla Coffee, a Fifth Avenue java joint, sent out on Sunday. It may rank as one of the classic workplace gripes in the annals of labor-management relations. Comments (12)
Mean Streets: The city is moving ahead with its long-stalled plan for a two-way protected bike lane on Prospect Park West — despite the continued opposition of Borough President Markowitz and the drivers he says he represents. Comments (23)

Nerds and geeks get together for ‘Lord of the Rings’-style fights this Saturday

Event: If you see 20 or so fellas wearing armor and wielding swords in Prospect Park, don’t be alarmed. They’re just playing make-believe. Comments (1)

Inlets in midstream! Sebastain Krueger bails on day job to sing full time

Music: Sebastian Krueger likes to jump off of cliffs — figuratively speaking. Comment
Nightlife: Put down that Brooklyn, Kelso or Sixpoint, craft beer lovers — Mission Dolores, the new Park Slope beer garden from the folks at Bar Great Harry, is here to salvage you from drinking the same ol’ beer. Comments (1)
Mean Streets: Hey, drivers: Happy Tax Day! Comments (4)
Atlantic Yards: Bruce Ratner’s sale of his financially troubled Brooklyn-bound New Jersey Nets hit a major obstacle on Sunday as a New Jersey congressman brought a full court press of allegations involving the would-be new owner’s shady business dealings in Zimbabwe. Comments (3)
Mean Streets: And the big hearing is tonight! Wow, this is fun. Comments (4)
Art: Shepard Fairey to talk about his graffit art, his graphic design and, yes, that famous poster. Comments (2)
TV: Bravo’s “Next Great Artist” will get a solo show at borough’s top cultural institution. Comments (1)

It’s a 10th Street freeze out for car owners

Thieves are running wild on one tony Park Slope block. Comments (2)

The Prospect Heights blotter is back!

Crime: Enjoy this week’s crimes from the neighborhood’s 77th Precinct. Er, enjoy reading about the crimes from Prospect Heights. Comment
Atlantic Yards: Yes, there’s another appeal in the ongoing legal battle over Atlantic Yards. Comments (13)

F train suicide attempt!

F train suicide attempt!

A woman survives a plunge at the Seventh Avenue station on Wednesday afternoon. Comments (10)

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