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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Starchitect Enrique Norten builds his dream house in Slope

Park Slope: Internationally renowned architect Enrique Norten is transforming an unassuming Park Slope block with a striking condominium building, but the high-minded design gets only modest marks from people more accustomed to the neighborhood’s normal bricks and brownstone. Comments (6)

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Eighth Ave and Prospect Park West should go both ways

Mean Streets: The people have spoken — and they want two-way streets to fix the mess of Grand Army Plaza and the dangerous “speedways” of Eighth Avenue and Prospect Park West. Comments (8)

A theft that was sickening

Park Slope: She wasn’t even home for the break-in, but she still went to the hospital after. Plus, all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comments (1)

Checkin’ in with Neal Freeman, the new director of The Gallery Players

Checkin’ in with: “The Butcher of Flatbush Avenue Extension” sits down with the new face of Park Slope’s legendary off- off-Broadway troupe. Comment

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Museum fee hike suggestion being followed

Prospect Heights: Art lovers proved to be largely untroubled by the Brooklyn Museum’s surprise hike in the institution’s “suggested donation” on Saturday from $8 to $10. Comments (2)

Friday, March 20, 2009

DiBrienza to city: investigate me

Kensington: Embattled former councilman Steve DiBrienza asked the city to release information about his neighborhood non-profit group in the wake of reports in The Brooklyn Paper and the New York Post about the group’s alleged misuse of taxpayer money. Comments (2)

Brooklyn Museum raises suggestion — and the suggestion is that you pay more

Prospect Heights: Art lovers who head to the Brooklyn Museum tomorrow will get a surprise: the institution’s “suggested donation” will rise on Saturday from $8 to $10. Comments (5)

Is the fix in for Flatbush?

Park Slope: A business group wants to make Flatbush Avenue in Park Slope more friendly — and it’s even lined up a few bucks to study the problem. Good luck with that. Comments (4)

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