Park Slope

Celebrating a Sloper’s ‘Genius’

Books: The literati of Park Slope turned out to toast author David Shenk on the publication of his latest groundbreaking work, “The Genius in All of Us — Why Everything You’ve Been Told About Genetics, Talent and IQ is Wrong.” Comment
Atlantic Yards: Exclusive: Developer Bruce Ratner appears to be bringing in an all-star team to Atlantic Yards — and we’re not talking about his pathetic Brooklyn-bound New Jersey Nets. Comments (5)
Dining: The demise of respected eatery Bussaco in the heart of Park Slope appears to have been greatly exaggerated after a dishy feud with a chef who didn’t even last at the joint for two months! Comments (1)
Parenting: Moms and Dads in Park Slope are guilty of Nannygate. Comments (35)

One Park Slope nanny speaks!

Parenting: I moved here from Trinidad 21 years ago. I’ve lived in Brooklyn the whole time. The family I work for now has one baby whom I watch full time, everyday. Comments (10)

He had knife and pot

Crime: This guy was a criminal two times over. Plus the rest of the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comments (2)

Want to fix Fourth Avenue? Slow ‘em down!

Mean Streets: In all the talk about how to fix Fourth Avenue, a consensus is emerging around one single idea: slow those cars down! Comments (16)

‘Thistle’ work — new old-school eatery in the South Slope

Dining: Thistle Hill Tavern is coming soon to take you back in time. Comments (2)
Mean Streets: City officials have pledged — again — to improve conditions for pedestrians at the terrifying intersection of Eastern Parkway and Washington Avenue, but some locals are saying that they’ve heard it all before. Comment

Judge in Yards case gets a powder-filled threat

Atlantic Yards: The judge who approved the state’s seizure of properties in the Atlantic Yards footprint earlier this week received a letter containing a suspicious white powder on Thursday, causing an evacuation of the entire 24th floor of the Kings County Supreme Court on Jay Street in Downtown. Comments (7)

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