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Monday, May 3, 2010

Raise your toes, raise some funds

Event: All those kegstands will finally come in handy. Comment

Dinner and a movie made easy on Fifth Avenue

Nightlife: The Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District brings independent films directly to diners — now through May 10. Comment

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Farewell to Freddy’s! Beloved watering hole near Yards closes for good on Friday

Atlantic Yards: Hipsters, old-timers, and barflies will raise their glasses at Freddy’s Bar for the last time on Friday — making a final toast to a Prohibition-era watering hole, but one man won’t be there: the man whose name is on the awning. Comments (2)

78th Precinct CO is his own ‘Cop of the Month’

Park Slope: Argenziano nabs three robbers in two incidents. Comments (1)

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Ratner exec: Goldstein was in it for the money!

Atlantic Yards: Forest City Ratner officials abandoned their diplomatic talk on Tuesday to explicitly portray Daniel Goldstein, who ended his long holdout in the Atlantic Yards footprint for $3 million last week, as an opportunist looking to make as much money as possible. Comments (28)

Brownstone battle! Neighbors want to save decrepit building — from its owner!

Park Slope: Two new members of the City Council have brought a new weapon to a decade’s-old fight to force a homeowner on tony Garfield Place to stop letting his once-stately brownstone fall apart piece by piece — they’re demanded that the mortgage holder take back the beleaguered building. Comments (28)

Medical misdemeanors

Park Slope: Two more crimes at a hospital. Plus the rest of the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comments (1)

A ‘Shock’ crime

Prospect Heights: A teen trio mugs a kid for his watch. Plus all the other news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

City to Slope: You’re not poor enough!

Park Slope: Budget woes lead to after-school cuts in ‘rich’ neighborhoods. Comments (2)

Daniel Goldstein, last Yards holdout, speaks!

Atlantic Yards: The last holdout in the Atlantic Yards footprint says it was never about him — but about stopping Atlantic Yards. Comments (9)

Why Daniel Goldstein is a scam artist

Atlantic Yards: One of Bruce Ratner’s main backers issues a scathing broadside. Comments (19)

Monday, April 26, 2010

‘Gorilla’ war ends as new staff reopens Fifth Avenue coffee shop

Park Slope: Park Slopers can once again get their caffeine fix at Gorilla Coffee, which reopened on Monday after a stunning walkout by the entire staff two weeks ago forced the Fifth Avenue java joint to suddenly shut down. Comments (6)

Friday, April 23, 2010

The Goldstein Legacy: Man of principle or sellout?

Atlantic Yards: Analysis: Everyone is weighing in on Daniel Goldstein’s decision to take $3 million from Bruce Ratner to give up his fight. Here’s our chance. Comments (19)

Dead dog found in Prospect Park’s ‘Lake of Death’

Meadows of Shame: The lake at Prospect Park once again gave up its dead yesterday — yet another grisly discovery to bolster fears that the man-made oasis has become a watery graveyard. Comments (15)

Brooklyn Museum gala was a meaty good time

Art: Where else can you smack Andy Warhol in the face with a bat for a good cause, and then leave with a Little Debbie Ho-Ho? Comment

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Freddy’s Bar, eminent domain poster child, to close on April 30.

Atlantic Yards: The anti-Atlantic Yards living room has made a deal with developer Bruce Ratner, and will relocate to Park Slope. Comments (6)

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