Park Slope

Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007

Marty’s trolley folly

Marty’s trolley folly

Park Slope: A trolley-styled shuttle bus that was conceived as a way of generating tourism to Brooklyn’s cultural destinations is actually being mostly used by locals hitching a free ride, a new study has found — yet Borough President Markowitz is about to sink hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars into keeping the “disappointing” system going. Comments (1)

Brooklyn’s tourist trap

Editorial: Two new reports show that Brooklyn’s leaders need to do more to attract visitors and keep them here long enough to spend their money. Comment

All drawn out

Red Hook: Our cartoonist’s take. Comments (1)

A blog battle of Brooklyn

PS … I Love You: Our columnist weighs in on the blog war against Elementi, a new — and actually good — restaurant. Comments (2)

Bad crime, good collar in park

Park Slope: Two thugs violently mugged a woman on Prospect Park West on Aug. 31— but the perps were quickly collared by a cop on the beat. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

‘Dance’ moves down the Slope

Park Slope: It took months in a hot real-estate market, but Jennifer Kliegel has finally found a new home for her Park Slope Dance Studio — though it’s not technically in Park Slope anymore. Comment

Pizza Plus is back!

Park Slope: Roz Bayne is smiling again, now that Pizza Plus, her popular Seventh Avenue pie joint that was virtually destroyed by a fire in May, is back serving the masses. Comment

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