Park Slope

Slope is up for the BID: Vote is on for new tax funding Seventh Avenue improvements

Seventh Avenue merchants are picking up steam in a push to levy a new tax on landlords on the strip — but before they can start collecting dues they must win support from the property owners who will foot the bill. Comments (20)

Our drinking illustrator reviews a Ditmas Park staple

Bar Scrawl: The Brooklyn Paper’s roving bartoonist checks out the best that Cortelyou Road has to offer. Comments (2)
On this episode of “This American Life,” playing poker with Ira Glass. Comments (5)

Brooklyn Lyceum inching towards foreclosure, closure, venue owner claims

Changing Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Lyceum will shut down next week if the proprietor of the Fourth Avenue venue can’t halt foreclosure proceedings against the bath house-turned performance space. Comments (30)

These circus performers have some snake oil to sell you

Theater: It’s the cure for all ailments, including gingivitis, the common cold, and even that pesky cancer, depending on which huckster you ask. Comment

Police: Boyfriend pulls knife on girlfriend

Crime: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comments (1)

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