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Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008

Stableton?!

Kensington: Residents of a seven-square-block micro-neighborhood south of Prospect Park are succeeding in their quest to have the community renamed “Stable Brooklyn” — yes, that’s the name of the neighborhood, not the local bumper-sticker slogan. Comments (4)

Pawns in the game of love

Pawns in the game of love

Event: Finally, a place where you can check out potential mates while also check-mating them. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008

Brooklyn Museum gives a huge gift to the Met

Prospect Heights: Say au revoir to Christian Dior! The cash-strapped Brooklyn Museum is shipping its storied couture collection to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan to save money. Comments (1)

A mildly considerate thief

Park Slope: This thief didn’t break through the window — he gently removed it. Plus all the other crime news (and there wasn’t too much of it this week) from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

It’s plane noisy

Park Slope: Park Slopers are sick and tired of the airplane noise roaring overhead — and now they’re issuing demands! Comments (6)
Park Slope: Video Free Brooklyn will go out of business at the end of the week, following a rocky 10 months in Park Slope. The owner blames “the collapse of everything.” Comments (3)

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008

Park Slope: Despite the economy, work continues at two key eateries on Seventh Avenue in the South Slope, including Hanco’s Vietnamese Sandwiches at the corner of 10th Street, and Brook–vin, the new wine bar between 11th and 12th streets. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008

Cat burglars declawed

Prospect Heights: Two would-be burglars are collared. Plus all the other crime news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

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