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Thursday, March 18, 2010

Rabbi Harvey rides again!

Awesome: Steve Sheinkin’s fictional Wild West spiritual leader tackles his toughest fight ever — the Wisdom Kid — in the latest chapter in the Yiddish-themed saga. Comments (1)

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Finally, a ‘Stable’ situation in Kensington

Kensington: The city Board of Health balks at major horse-boarding rules, sparing the Kensington Stables. Comments (7)

A struggle over a bag

Park Slope: It’s just a purse-snatching, but it was rough. Plus the rest of the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

A faith-based chat with Park Slope’s God squad

Checkin’ in with: In our second-annual “Interfaith Smackdown,” our atheist editor sits down with a rabbi and a reverend. Watch the secular sparks fly! Comments (2)

Thin ice! Park skaters out for two years as rink rehab begins

Fitness: Sunday’s skating in Wollman Rink in Prospect Park was bittersweet — not just because it was the last day of the season, but because there won’t be any ice time at all for the next two years. Comments (2)

Monday, March 15, 2010

This dog has the look — of its owner!

Park Slope: And other tales from this weekend’s “Mutt Show.” Comment

A ‘Ten’ shun! City rejects Enrique Norten’s Park Slope project

Park Slope: Internationally renowned architect Enrique Norten’s Carroll Street proposal was dealt a death blow on Friday when an obscure city board rejected his argument that he needed to expand the size of the Park Slope project to make it financially viable. Comments (6)

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Blood, threat and fears! Prospect Park has become a macabre crime scene

Meadows of Shame: Splattered blood on the rocks, smashed turtle shells, a suspicious attempt at a campfire — and finally an arson blaze that scorches a swath of reedy underbush. It’s not latest Linda Fairstein mystery novel — it’s last week in Prospect Park. Comments (20)

Friday, March 12, 2010

‘Check’ it out — Slope man gives big bucks to scammed Dancewave troupe!

Park Slope: He took the high road — and now the young dancers of Dancewave in Park Slope are closer to their dream of performing in Scotland. Comment

Berkeley Carroll School gets expansion OK

Park Slope: The city has approved a Park Slope private school’s expansion plan, a controversial scheme that vexes some residents who fear that the new building will undermine the neighborhood’s historic character. Comments (1)

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Ratner breaks ground! Jay-Z celebrates! Others protest!

Atlantic Yards: A whirlwind and symbolic day in the Atlantic Yards footprint. Comments (28)

Our exclusive video from the Atlantic Yards groundbreaking

Atlantic Yards: Join The Brooklyn Paper team of Andy Campbell, Stephen Brown and Gersh Kuntzman as they take you inside — and outside — Bruce Ratner’s Barclays Center groundbreaking on Thursday. With video … Comment

Big court win yesterday — groundbreaking today

Atlantic Yards: Bruce Ratner’s dream moves closer to reality, thanks to a judge’s ruling on Wednesday. Comments (5)

A better ‘Vue’ is coming to the roof of Hotel LeBleu

Breaking Chews: Turns out, the Vue stunk — and now, in its place will be a classy rooftop Italian restaurant, the landlord of the Hotel Le Bleu has revealed. Comments (4)

A new ‘Benchmark’ for Park Slope

Dining: There’s a secret restaurant — serving high-end steak — behind the Loki Lounge on Fifth Avenue! Comment

He will survive! A timeline of Bruce Ratner’s Atlantic Yards

Construction Update: Thursday’s symbolic groundbreaking of the Atlantic Yards project practically demands a look back at the long history of this ambitious and controversial project. Here’s a timeline. Comments (1)

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