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Saturday, May 26, 2007

Boxing day in Slope for newspapers

Park Slope: The Park Slope Civic Council wants to reduce by half the number of free newspapers available on a busy street corner, claiming that newspaper boxes are unattractive and a nuisance. Comment

Eating for a cure

Dining: Park Slope’s crusader for breast cancer awareness, Lenore Arons, has now cajoled 14 local restaurants into donating a portion of one night’s profits to the fight against the dread disease. Comment

Stabbing at 5th Ave fair

Park Slope: The peaceful vibe of a Park Slope street festival was shattered on Sunday, when a brawl erupted outside a Mexican restaurant, leaving a man bleeding on the floor and three men arrested for assault, said police. Comment

Mayhem at restaurant leads to theft

Park Slope: A man and woman pulled the old distraction trick at a popular Japanese restaurant on May 16 and walked out with more than $600 in cash and goods — plus all the other crime news from Park Slope! Comment

Identity thefts running rampant

Park Slope: Last week provided Park Slopers with an object lesson in why they need to guard their personal papers as at least three people reported identity thefts that resulted in losses of thousands of dollars, cops said. Comment

Respect your neighbors

Letters: Letters from our Stoop readers. Comment

An artist who makes a living

PS … I Love You: Our columnist visits with a legendary Park Slope artist. Comment

9th St bike lane rolls ahead

Park Slope: A city proposal to put bike lanes on both sides of Ninth Street in Park Slope is looking unstoppable. Comment

Behind the fence!

Park Slope: Here’s some news that will have Brooklyn readers cheering: The Brooklyn Public Library’s $16-million renovation is almost done. Comment

Sidewalk vendor books it

Park Slope: Want a book? You could go to the library, or you could walk two steps further and see Skibo. Comment

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