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Bar Scrawl: Our sketchiest correspondent checks out an upscale cocktail and fondue bar in Carroll Gardens. Comment
Brooklyn Is Angry: A once-embattled Park Slope sports bar will open with a new name and a strikingly different business model in hopes of becoming a slam-dunk for community foodies — not arena crowds. Comments (6)
Mean Streets: What can the city do to make Prospect Park’s dangerous downhill safe for pedestrians and cyclists? Comments (126)

Sticky-fingered thief swipes pricey jewelry during party

Crime: A New Year’s Eve apartment party gets out of hand when a woman’s jewelry goes missing. Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Alleged jaywalker caught with crack pipe

Crime: Plus the other crime in Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment
The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Park Slope’s newest Italian restaurant serves one of the most authentic crostini this side of Milan — and there’s one reason why: owners brought the fresh, simple recipe straight from the food-centric city itself. Comment

Argentinian eats with an Italian accent

Foodie-in-Chief: Who would have guessed that an Argentina-born Queens resident would become such a pioneer of Italian food in Brooklyn? Comment

Remembering Josh Rubin: Memorial service tomorrow for murdered cafe owner

Dozens are expected to attend Sunday’s service at Temple Beth Emeth of Flatbush. Comments (8)
Meadows of Shame: The city wants Prospect Park’s homeless tree dwellers to make like a tree — and leave. Comments (26)

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