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Thursday, March 19, 2009

Big Impression(ism): Caillebotte at the Brooklyn Museum

Art: Gustave Caillebotte may be the Rutherford B. Hayes of Impressionist painters. True, his name might not often be mentioned in the same breath as Monet and Renoir, but without this canvas jockey, the whole artistic movement might never have gotten off the lily pad. Comment

Tish: Follow the money

Atlantic Yards: Councilwoman Letitia James has found a Brooklyn angle on the nation’s populist outrage against AIG, calling on the British bank Barclays to not use the billions in taxpayer funds funneled to it by the insurance giant on its $400-million naming rights deal at the proposed Atlantic Yards arena. Comments (4)

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

This ‘Bus’ breaks down

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: Mike McLaughlin, the butcher of Flatbush Avenue Extension, slams “Bus Stop” at the Gallery Players. Comments (2)

The Slope was a burglar’s playground

Park Slope: There were at least four burglaries reported in the 78th Precinct blotter this week — plus a bizarre car break-in! Comment

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Nurses rally at Methodist for more, well, nurses

Park Slope: Nurses took to the street in front of New York Methodist Hospital on Monday to demand a beefed-up nursing staff to alleviate what they said is a patient-to-nurse ratio that is twice the industry standard. Comments (6)

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