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Saturday, June 7, 2008

They hurt horses, don’t they?

Kensington: Poorly maintained bridle paths in Prospect Park are injuring horses — prompting at least one local equestrian to pull her horses out of Brooklyn entirely. Comments (3)

The art of honesty

Art: Artist Jillian May set out some baked goods and a jar for payment. Both disappeared. Comments (2)

Park Slope school has run-in with thugs

Park Slope: Three young hooligans who had just mugged a man — on his birthday no less! — tried to evade police by hiding in Park Slope’s Berkeley Carroll School on June 3. Comment

This babe goes to toyland

PS … I Love You: Our columnist tries out Babeland, Park Slope’s new sex-toy store. With video … Comment

Isaac Hayes kicks off Celebrate Brooklyn on June 12: Exclusive interview

Music: When “Celebrate Brooklyn” kicks off its 30th year on Thursday, the opening night entertainment will come from R&B legend Isaac Hayes. GO Brooklyn caught up with the singer to chat about live music, ex-girlfriends and his favorite picnic food. Comments (1)

4th Avenue left waiting at the station

Park Slope: The MTA giveth and the MTA taketh away. This time, the almighty transportation agency has abandoned its ambitious plans to renovate the shabby Fourth Avenue station in Park Slope into a glittering, light-filled, Euro-styled stunner, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comments (3)

Gun arrest

Park Slope: A man pulled a gun on a woman in broad daylight on Fifth Avenue on May 29, but was arrested minutes later in a search of the area. Plus all the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

A mail-strom in Kensington

Kensington: The Postal Service has a simple solution for improving service at its notoriously bad Kensington branch — sending the customers elsewhere. Comments (1)

Bite this!

Prospect Heights: Several kids beat up a teenage girl after an argument turned violent on Underhill Avenue on May 30. Plus all the crime news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

‘Signs’ of change in Slope

Park Slope: Two weeks after the Department of Sanitation suspended alternate-side parking in Park Slope, the streets are getting dirtier and some drivers are getting confused. Comment

‘Hot’ damn!

Dining: Four months is a long time to go without decent General Tsao’s chicken, but South Slope’s patience will be rewarded when a new Chinese restaurant opens in the former Red Hot Szechuan spot on Seventh Avenue at 10th Street this summer. Comment

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