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Slope ousts Arabic school; City caves, relocates Gibran Academy to Boerum Hill

The city has given up its controversial plan to squeeze an Arabic language and culture middle school into a Park Slope elementary school — and will now place the controversial Khalil Gibran International Academy in a Boerum Hill high school. Comment
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Anatomy of a debacle

How Gibran Academy planners got buried — and what they can learn from the process Comment
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Principal says ‘salaam’ to Gibran school

The city announced that the first Arabic language and culture academy will be housed in a Boerum Hill high school, just five days after parental opposition forced the city to quash a plan to house the academy in a Park Slope elementary school. Comment

Dog run in danger?


Dog run in danger?

Will Rover no longer be able to live up to his name during those lazy afternoons in Prospect Park? Comment

He’s Mr. Write: Sloper Auster honored by Beep

Marty gives author Paul Auster an award — and the rest of the Brooklyn Book Festival story. Comments (1)

Cops seek robber who is either working or fishing

Cops are searching for a robber who broke into an Eighth Avenue apartment on May 4 and took power tools and a fishing pole — and all the other crime news from Park Slope. Comment
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Just say neigh at this stable

Manhattan lost its riding academy, but Brooklyn still has its stable. Comment

9th Street bike lane losing air

A city plan to put bike lanes on Park Slope’s Ninth Street has proven to be surprisingly controversial, meeting with opposition again this week, this time from state Sen. Eric Adams (D–Park Slope). Comment

Nest of art

Check out the latest public art in Prospect Park! Comment

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