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Monday, May 12, 2008

Long, hot, smelly summer — but lots of parking — in the Slope

Alternate-side-of-the-street parking will be suspended entirely on residential streets in Park Slope starting on May 19 — putting a months-long end to the weekly hassle of moving your car. Comments (2)

‘Union’ splits board

The ongoing controversy over Union Hall bar in Park Slope is tearing apart the local community board as it heads towards Wednesday’s vote on the popular nightspot’s liquor license amid charges that one of the bar’s opponents has a conflict of interest and another opponent made a false 911 call. Comments (2)

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Goodbye, neighbors!

Park Slopers were justifiably outraged to hear that the neighborhood’s A-list acting couple, Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany, had put their Prospect Park West mansion on the market and were headed to, say it ain’t so, Manhattan. Comments (2)

An unholy ‘Union’

Controversial Park Slope bar Union Hall suffered a setback on Thursday night as a community board subcommittee said the tavern should lose its right to serve booze. Comment

Last call at Mooney’s

Mooney’s, an Irish pub in Prospect Heights, has lost its fight to stay in its Flatbush Avenue home and will close for good by the end of June. Comment

The gun, fake; the horror, real

Crime: Three teens were arrested after holding up a woman at gunpoint — or at least what she thought was gunpoint — on 13th Street on April 27. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Backpick

Crime: Someone broke into a Dean Street house sometime during the day on May 1. Plus all the crime news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

RAPE! Teen sexually assaulted at Library

Crime: Two men sexually assaulted a teenager in the bathroom at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central branch on Grand Army Plaza on April 14, cops said. Comments (5)

Little Bangkok

Little Bangkok

Dining: Park Slope is turning into a veritable Little Bangkok. On Seventh Avenue, between Eighth and 15th streets, GO Brooklyn has counted at least four Thai restaurants. This reporter likes pad Thai as much as the next guy, but is there really room for all of these eateries? Comments (1)

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