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Friday, Oct. 10, 2008

A winning vision for Grand Army Plaza

Mean Streets: The public has spoken: Grand Army Plaza should be completely transformed to once again connect it to Prospect Park, bury Flatbush Avenue underneath a land bridge, and make pedestrians, not cars, the dominant users. Comments (3)

A jarring reminder of a dead biker

Mean Streets: The scene of a biker’s death has become macabre memorial — a lasting reminder of the mean streets that claimed his life. Comments (2)

Let go my momo

Dining: So a Tibetan restaurant has opened in Ditmas Park, prompting at least one important question: What is Tibetan food? Comments (2)

Feliz viaje!

Event: It’s the end of the vine for Feliz Red. The popular red table wine — a 2005 vintage created exclusively by Park Slope liquor store Red, White and Bubbly — has sold out. Your last chance to get a bottle is this Thursday. Comment

B-I-N-G-O!

Event: When the economy tanks, what else is there to do but play Bingo? That’s how Spencer Rothschild explained the new “Bingo Night” at his popular Barrio restaurant on Seventh Avenue in Park Slope. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008

His iPhone is swiped!

Park Slope: A thug shoved a man to the ground and snatched his iPhone after following him down Seventh Avenue on Oct. 1. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct Comment

Busted!

Windsor Terrace: More burglars are busted — plus more crime from our brand new Windsor Terrace polcie blotter. Comment

Why are people living in the Novo condos?

Park Slope: How did developer Shaya Boymelgreen get away with commandeering a city park? Well, the city let him, that’s how. Comments (3)

Baking it up for Barack

Park Slope: Brooklyn backed Barack by baking brownies. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2008

Save the date: DDDB walkathon as Yards looks shaky

Atlantic Yards: The annual walkathon to raise money to fight Bruce Ratner’s Atlantic Yards mega-development is going undercover — under cover of darkness, that is. Comment

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