Park Slope

Out of work! Ratner ally BUILD got just 15 jobs for black Yards supporters

The organization that promised to deliver jobs for black supporters of Atlantic Yards has received hundreds of thousands of dollars from developer Bruce Ratner to help train workers for the positions — but has only secured work for 15 people at the $5-billion mega-project. Comments (40)

Thinking about Edward R. Murrow for your kid? Read this story right now

A Brooklyn high school founded as a bastion of student freedom has become one of the borough’s most strict, thanks to a principal with a penchant for punishment who’s not afraid to reward misbehaving students with unscheduled vacations. Comments (92)

Thugs beat up a guy on Sackett Street

Crime: Plus the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Oscar fever! Yards docu-ganda on short list for little gold statue

Cinema: The Atlantic Yards documentary, “Battle for Brooklyn,” has a fighting chance to take home one of Tinseltown’s top trophies. Comments (22)
Meadows of Shame: A gutsy park ranger who captured a gun-slinging man masturbating in Prospect Park says he was reprimanded by the city for taking matters into his own hands. Comments (32)

Green-Wood’s new gateway? Cemetery buys greenhouse for visitors center

Green-Wood Cemetery is ramping up its tourism push by buying a crumbling, but historic, greenhouse across the street with an eye towards turning it into a museum and visitors center. Comments (8)

Di Fara is back! And our reporter had the first pizza

You asked for it, and the city delivered. Comments (4)

Di Fara is back!

The legendary pizzeria on Avenue J in Midwood will re-open today after passing the Health Department’s re-inspection this morning. Comments (5)

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