Park Slope

The French Connection!

The French Connection!

The French apparently hold the key to fixing Grand Army Plaza. Comment
Dining: Here’s an offer you can’t pass up: Free food. On Sept. 18, dozens of eateries along Park Slope’s Seventh Avenue — the dowdy older brother to hot hip restaurant rows on Fifth Avenue and Smith Street — will be doling out hors d’oeuvres and other toothsome samples in the latest phase of the Park Slope Chamber of Commerce’s “Buy in Brooklyn” campaign. Comment

Now there’s no park!

Now there’s no park!

Two sets of playing fields in J.J. Byrne Park have been rendered useless as the city began renovating the northern section of the park before a private developer finished his long-overdue, and city-mandated, rehab of the southern park. Comment

There is no god

Event: The leading lobbyist for one of the largest, but weakest, special interest groups — the “non-theistic” — is coming to Park Slope to champion the oft-elusive separation of church and Sarah Palin. Comment

Squashed! Eco-grocer can’t survive in green Slope

Shopping: It wasn’t high rent, but overly zealous environmentalism, that ultimately did in the Pumpkin’s Organic Market — an irony, considering that the one neighborhood where the eco-friendly grocer might have had a chance was crunchy ol’ Park Slope. Comments (20)

Here they are: Your police blotters!

Crime: If it’s Wednesday, it must be Police Blotter Day at Find your neighborhood below or click above to start in Park Slope’s 78th Precinct, where a robber makes a score with just a few words of Spanish and a lot of hand gestures. Comment

Suck on this: One reason why your car is getting pilfered

Crime: Cops are tracking a new breed of criminal — the sucker seer. Comments (1)

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