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Saturday, June 14, 2008

‘Fisching’ for love

Park Slope: Prolific architect Karl Fischer discovered a good way to win praise for a new design — make it good-looking and put it on an avenue lined by less-attractive buildings. Comments (1)
Atlantic Yards: Has Bruce Ratner’s failure to build Atlantic Yards claimed its first victim? High Stakes Cheese Steaks has closed. Comments (4)

Block party

Block party

Art: This weekend is the last opportunity for visitors to see the Brooklyn Museum’s breathtaking exhibition of Japanese woodblock prints from the Utagawa school. The works are the thrilling predecessors of graphic novels and celebrity posters alike. Comment

BUSCEMI! Park Slope actor is ripped off by unidentified thief

Park Slope: The brother of renowned big-screen bad boy Steve Buscemi was the victim of an identity theft dating back to March. Comment

Some children left behind?

Some children left behind?

Park Slope: Parents at Park Slope’s most-coveted public elementary school say the city should remap the school’s zone to reduce crowding in their children’s classrooms. Comments (2)

Two collared in brutal beating on First Street

Park Slope: Three teens were arrested minutes after brutally beating a man on First Street on June 2, cops said. Plus all the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Bar snatch

Prospect Heights: A thief snatched a purse from the lobby of a Vanderbilt Avenue nightclub on June 8. Plus all the crime news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

Little green schoolhouse?

Park Slope: Poly Prep gets kudos for its new environmentally friendly building on First Street in Park Slope. Comments (2)

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