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Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009

Our cartoonist has a beef with some restaurants

Cartoon: This week, Roofus offers his take on the recent Department of Labor crackdown on Park Slope restaurants for underpaying their workers. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009

Still new, but already under repair

Park Slope: A building that was once dubbed “one of the last success stories of the great boom” is already undergoing repairs to its leaky facade less than two years after construction was finished. Comments (2)

So, how bad was it at Coco Roco and Olive Vine?

Park Slope: More information emerges from the state’s crackdown on alleged restaurant labor abuse. Comment

Labor abuse? One worker speaks

Park Slope: An illegal immigrant from Guatemala tell us his story. Comments (6)

Crimus interruptus

Park Slope: This Eighth Avenue man picked just the right moment to come home. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009

ESDC to Paper: Drop dead! State denies our FOIL request

Atlantic Yards: State officials have offered an odd excuse for not revealing how they determined the value of Daniel Goldstein’s apartment in the Atlantic Yards footprint: They can’t talk right now because they’re probably going to be sued again. Comments (6)

Muni-meters coming to Park Slope in January

Mean Streets: Park Slope will finally be getting a high-tech facelift on Fifth and Seventh avenues that will free up spots and even allow you to feed the meter with a credit card. Comments (4)

It’s Billy’s latest Rev-elation

Shopping: Rev. Billy, fresh off his stunning defeat by Mayor Bloomberg, is back with a new show. Comments (1)

Monday, Nov. 30, 2009

Park Circle looks better than ever — except for drivers!

Mean Streets: Cyclists and pedestrians — and horseback riders — are already hailing the still-unfinished transformation of the perilous traffic circle at the southwest corner of Prospect Park, but some drivers are still getting a hang of the overhauled traffic pattern. Comments (11)

Divan intervention! Smartmom’s clan adjusts to the new couch

Smartmom: It’s here. It’s queer. But they’re getting used to it. Comments (4)

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