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Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008

It’s the pits! ‘Greenest’ block contest mired in muck

Brooklyn Angle: I came to compost Eighth Street, not to praise it. Yes, I was there on Wednesday, when the gray expanse between Eighth Avenue and Prospect Park West was named the “Greenest Block in Brooklyn” by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Comments (1)

Sneaked! Store owner ties up Nike fans

Park Slope: They spent four days and nights on line outside a Fifth Avenue store to buy the hottest sneakers ever to be designed in Brooklyn, but six kids went home on Tuesday with nothing but a newfound sense of bitterness and the same shoes they came in. Comments (9)

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008

Nets in ’11?

Atlantic Yards: Bruce Ratner has pushed back the New Jersey Nets’ move to Brooklyn again — now saying that the basketball team he owns might not play its first game in an Atlantic Yards arena until the 2011–2012 season. Comments (6)

It’s Police Blotter Day!

Park Slope: If it’s Wednesday, it must be “Police Blotter” day in at Find your neighborhood below, or click above for all the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct, where there were lots of really vicious gang attacks. This was a very busy week for Slope gumshoes. Comment

More news from the ‘Bodega of terror’!

Prospect Heights: A gunman threatens a clerk at an Underhill Avenue deli (again!) — plus all the other crime news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008

Photo op of the week! Miss USA goes Methodist

Park Slope: Miss USA drops by New York Methodist Hospital in Park Slope — and The Brooklyn Paper is there. Of course we were there! Nobody covers ribbon cuttings with Miss USA like The Brooklyn Paper! Comment

Monday, Aug. 4, 2008

IKEA’s bus on Slope of trouble

Red Hook: IKEA’s shuttle bus problem has now expanded to two locations in Gowanus and Park Slope, where residents have joined their Brooklyn Heights comrades in complaining that the buses are a nuisance. Comments (7)

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