Park Slope
Books: Most people make their margaritas with crushed ice in a salt-rimmed glass. Alison Kave serves hers fresh from the oven with a buttery crust. Comments (2)

Bend it like Bartoonist

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking cartoonist offers an assist at Ditmas Park soccer bar the Highbury Pub. Comments (1)

Brooklyn Museum’s new civil rights exhibition goes beyond old photos

Art: The civil rights movement is making a comeback in Brooklyn. Comments (3)
Mean Streets: Park Slope cops are way out in front in the race to crack down on drivers as part of the mayor’s road safety initiative. Comments (52)

Guitar heroine: Mamie Minch doesn’t just play guitars — she also repairs them

Music: With a name like Mamie, this Park Slope musician was born to play the blues. Comment

Double trouble! Slope cops turn focus to ticketing drivers parked in bike lanes

Mean Streets: The 78th Precinct is at it again, this time singling out scofflaw motorists who treat bike lanes like their own personal rest areas. Comments (46)

Coming soon: The pie-brary

Books: Book lovers flocking to the Central Library will soon be able to purchase some treats to keep their literary flights of fancy aloft when a Gowanus pie shop opens an outpost in the lobby. Comments (10)

No assembly required: Cortelyou Road Radio runs on laptop juice and fiber-optic cable

Ditmas Park residents can now tune in to their own pirate radio station — on their smartphones. Comments (2)

Eastern Parkway fire singes six

Four firefighters and two Crown Heights residents were injured in an apartment fire near the Brooklyn Museum on Thursday night, fire officials said. Comments (1)
Mean Streets: Park Slope crossing guards had better be on guard because local police are going to be checking up on their stop-sign-wielding techniques, officers announced at a meeting this week. Comments (6)

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