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Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Chicken heads? Blood? Entrails? No worries! EPA gives Prospect Park green award

Meadows of Shame: Who cares about two months of entrail-dumping, chicken beheadings, blood-letting and furniture abandonment in the Prospect Park lake — the federal government just gave the park an award for cleanliness! Comments (7)

Has the city gone too far with the Prospect Park West bike lane?

Perspective: The proposed two-way bike lane alongside Prospect Park West has divided a community — and given us great fodder for an editorial package. Look below to read opinion pieces by a supporter and an opponent of the controversial lane. Comments (8)

It’s loco at Loki

Park Slope: Another bar-goer has her bag swiped. Plus the rest of the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Supporter: The bike lane will make us all safer

Perspective: It’s good for drivers, bikers and pedestrians. What could be so bad? Comments (5)

Opponent: Why the bike lane is a bad idea

Perspective: If Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan got out of her ivory tower in Manhattan and observed the total scope of activity along Prospect Park West, it would be apparent that reducing Prospect Park West to two traffic lanes to accommodate a bicycle lane is a terrible idea. Comments (8)

Monday, May 3, 2010

Bloody hell at 4 am

Prospect Heights: Bad things happen early in the morning. Plus all the other news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comments (2)

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The arm of the law is especially long in this 11-year-old murder case

Prospect Heights: A 34-year-old learned that there’s no expiration date on justice last week when he was arrested for a murder he allegedly committed eleven years, four months and one week earlier on Lincoln Place. Comment