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Saturday, May 19, 2007

PTAs to back Arabic school in Boerum Hill — but parents say they feel dumped on

Carroll Gardens: The two Parent-Teacher Associations at a Boerum Hill school will back a city plan to house an Arabic language and culture academy in its building, despite a mini-revolt from many parents when the plan was presented after the fact at an “emergency meeting” on Monday. Comment

Slope to city — by bike

Park Slope has more bike commuters than any other neighborhood in New York City — and more may be hitting the road soon thanks to new bike lanes, a new study revealed this week. Comment

Dial “P” for perp as thug steals gal’s cellphone

Crime: A woman had her cellphone stolen right out of her hand after a perp tried to grab her purse at the corner of Fourth Avenue and 12th Street on May 12 — plus all the other crime news from the 78th Precinct. Comment

Blue Monday in a dirty park

PS … I Love You: It’s “chicken bone season” again in Prospect Park. Comment

Dough! Fire guts pizzeria

File this in the “no good deed goes unpunished” category: the fire that gutted Pizza Plus on Seventh Avenue last Thursday started after a welding accidentally ignited a fire-control system that was being upgraded. Comments (1)

Hospital fixes noise woe

The mystery of the high-pitched squeal on Fifth Street has been solved! New York Methodist Hospital has repaired some whining faulty equipment. Comments (1)

Fey on 7th

Fey on 7th

“Saturday Night Live” and “30 Rock” funnywoman Tina Fey was on Park Slope’s Seventh Avenue on Wednesday to film her latest flick, “Baby Mama.” We’ve got the pics! Comments (1)

Drink this, Brooklyn!

Park Slope’s Red, White and Bubbly releases its new line of Brooklyn wine. Comment

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