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Saturday, May 3, 2008

Il barbiere di Sunset Park

Sunset Park: The wooden cash register in Tony’s Park Barbershop in Sunset Park perpetually reads $2. Long ago the prices exceeded the cash register’s ability to count. So when Tony Garofalo rings up a $10 haircut, he taps the metal $2 key five times, the register’s bell ringing with each tap. Comments (1)

Irony: ‘Union’ divides neighborhood

Park Slope: Union Hall, the thriving bar and concert venue in Park Slope, is a victim of its own success — or rather its neighbors say they’re victims of the nightspot’s success. Comment

Hodg-podge

Books: Lock up your history books! On Tuesday, May 6, author, Park Sloper and “Daily Show” contributor John Hodgman will read from his new book, “More Information Than You Require,” a collection of fake trivia, at a benefit for PS 107. Comment

Psychic RV is right on target

PS … I Love You: Our columnist gets her palm read — from a woman in an RV! Comments (5)

Morning mayhem at the diner!

Park Slope: Two women attacked two other women in an early morning, alcohol-induced knock-down, drag-out brawl at a popular 24-hour diner on Fifth Avenue on April 27. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

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