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Friday, April 23, 2010

Why I love living in Park Slope

Perspective: A few days ago, I was being interviewed on Brazilian television about my new book on talent and intelligence. The questioning turned to the inevitable what-can-parents-do question, so I naturally offered a few devastating kernels of wisdom. Comments (3)

Why I love living in Midwood

Perspective: The hustle and bustle of New York City can take its toll on native New Yorkers and transplants alike. We all seem to invariably find our own reasons that inspire us to stay here to live and raise our families, whether it’s the diversity of the arts, the recreational activities at our parks or simply the multitude of different people with whom we are constantly discovering and interacting. Comment

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Conspiracy theory? More likely that Vox Pop just isn’t paying its taxes

Ditmas Park: For the second time in less than six months, a quirky, self-styled revolutionary coffeehouse in Ditmas Park has been shuttered by the taxman. Comment

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

BREAKING: Last holdout accepts Ratner’s $3M! He’s out of footprint by May 7

Atlantic Yards: Daniel Goldstein is now the $3-million man. Comments (36)

Goldstein is now, officially, the last Yards holdout

Atlantic Yards: The Atlantic Yards project’s most-outspoken opponent is now officially the last holdout. Comments (10)

Vicious cellphone grab

Park Slope: A thief grabs the phone right out of her hand. Plus the rest of the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Monday, April 19, 2010

Legal fancy footwork gets Dancewave its money back

Park Slope: Who said lawyers are all sharks? This guy fought for Dancewave and won. Comment

Brooklyn Museum to give up wall space to reality TV winner

TV: Bravo’s “Next Great Artist” will get a solo show at borough’s top cultural institution. Comment

Eat local? How about farm local? This guy did it

Books: Manny Howard has been raising chickens in his Ditmas Park backyard farm since 2007. But he’s not only doing it for the meat. Comments (2)

Friday, April 16, 2010

Man of van Peebles! Melvin talks about his career on May 2

Event: Melvin Van Peebles is one baadassss. Comment

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Is the Barneys Co-op breaking the law — with its name?

Park Slope: The Park Slope Food Coop slams the fashionistas from Manhattan — it’s a story that could rip the lid off of organic fennel and ostentatious Fendi! Comments (18)

Walter is one sick puppy — and he needs your help now

Park Slope: Walter, the severely injured pitbull pup of Park Slope, is off life support — but he still needs your help! Comments (1)

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