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Thursday, July 23, 2009

Fin-tastic! Girl wins fishing contest for first time ever!

Park Slope: Here’s one girl who can swim with the big kois. Comments (5)

Pig iron! Porky animal sacrifice dumped at cemetery gate

Greenwood Heights: A severed pig’s head left outside the Green-Wood Cemetery was apparently a gift to the gods, but neighbors said the swine shrine was simply an assault on their senses. Comments (2)

Pick up your trash!

Meadows of Shame: In the wake of Sunday’s trash-filled party in Prospect Park, The Brooklyn Paper editorial board reminds readers that the park is for everyone — and everyone should pick up his damn trash afterwards! Comments (2)

The Olympics are coming to Park Slope

Nightlife: The board game Olympics, that is. Comment

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Hot ‘Corner’! Beloved diner really is just doing renovations!

Dining: The Grecian Corner will return! Comments (5)

Thugs beat up a guy

Park Slope: A middle-aged man on a park bench is brutalized! Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Double murder!

Prospect Heights: A block party ends in bloodshed for two men. Plus all the other crime news from Prospect Heights’s 77th Precinct. Comments (1)

Cars jacked

Windsor Terrace: The only crimes reported last week in Windsor Terrace’s 72nd Precinct were against cars. Comment

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Update! Parks Dept. will go after the dirty birds!

Meadows of Shame: One day after our story about a party promoter who left Prospect Park a mess, the Parks Department now says it will try to get some cash for all that trash. Comments (94)

This corned beef hash is smokin’!

The Best Thing We Ate This Week: Don’t miss the corned beef hash at Dizzy’s. Comments (6)

‘Daydream’ needs a wake-up call in Prospect Park

Dooley Noted: It is not very often that a theatrical production comes along that features puppetry, scenery-chewing acting, greatly truncated Shakespeare and absurd accents — and yet still doesn’t fully satisfy me. Comment

Monday, July 20, 2009

Holy crap! Prospect Park was even worse THIS weekend!

Meadows of Shame: Just two weeks after an Independence Day weekend garbage debacle in Prospect Park, the Long Meadow was left for dead on Sunday after a huge — and apparently illegal — gathering. Comments (79)

Friday, July 17, 2009

Botanic Garden to get a new face

Prospect Heights: The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is about to break ground on a new, transparent, glass-walled structure — but it’s not a new greenhouse, it’s a spiffy new Washington Avenue entrance. Comments (4)

Council candidate: Party boss ‘stole’ my petitions!

Politicrasher: The Republican Party is tearing itself apart even before its City Council candidate in Park Slope can get his chance to be shredded at the polls in November. Comments (25)

Check out the bats of Prospect Park

Event: Don’t be scared, be excited by our nocturnal pals. After all, they eat bugs. Comment

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