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Friday, July 16, 2010

City may not replace PS 107’s stolen computers!

Park Slope: A Park Slope elementary school that has had more than 50 Apple laptops stolen in the past two months may not receive replacement computers. The still new MacBooks, which were stolen from PS 107 on Eighth Avenue on two occasions over the past two months, made up the majority of school’s computer supply. Comments (13)

New bid to save Minerva-Statue of Liberty view plane

Greenwood Heights: Green-Wood Cemetery’s Roman Goddess of War is about to clash with her toughest foe to date: city bureaucracy. Comments (3)

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Tree branch madman is caught! Arborsault ends for now

Prospect Heights: A serial tree branch breaker in Crown Heights and Prospect Heights is finally in custody — bringing to an end to a months-long reign of arborsault the likes of which Brooklyn has never seen. Comment

The Fourth Avenue flood! Heavy rain brings not-quite-Biblical damage

Park Slope: Fourth Avenue and Carroll Street was inundated Tuesday afternoon with filthy water rising as high as car tires — once again infuriating locals in the flood-prone area. Comment

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

More computer thefts at PS107

Park Slope: A Park Slope elementary school that had 30 laptops stolen last month has been hit again, with thieves taking 21 more MacBook computers on Monday. Comments (8)

What’s on tap? Opera

Music: Opera on Tap is known for taking opera out of stuffy opera houses and bringing it where it belongs (in bars) — and now the group is going outdoors. Comment

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

‘Tramp’ gets the classy treatment at Celebrate Brooklyn

Cinema: Three Charlie Chaplin classics get a live performance by the Brooklyn Philharmonic. Comment

Monday, July 12, 2010

Barista claims that Ozzie’s owners are java fiends

Park Slope: A barista fired from the popular Seventh Avenue coffee bar Ozzie’s is claiming home-brewed harassment! Comments (30)

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Even without Lebron, Nets have a foundation in Brooklyn

Atlantic Yards: The first concrete sign of the Barclays Center is now in place — builders have begun to lay the foundation of the arena at Flatbush and Atlantic avenues. Comments (2)

Friday, July 9, 2010

For this alleged drug kingpin, silence was the prescription for success

Park Slope: The alleged mastermind of a million-dollar prescription drug ring fooled everyone about the Adderall and OxyContin supply line that law enforcement officials say he was running out of his quiet Carroll Street condo. Comments (13)

New bar, old problem

Prospect Heights: A woman’s bag is stolen from Woodwork on Underhill Avenue. Plus all the other news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

Don’t pass this Moutarde! Fifth Ave. bistro is better than ever

Dining: Just in time for Bastille Day, the irrepressible Bruno Berrebi has completely transformed his excellent restaurant, Moutarde, into a more casual bistro, Moutarde: Le Bistro de la Rue. Comments (4)

A man, a van, a plan — horror at Slope Barnes and Noble

Park Slope: A literature lover went rogue on Thursday, swiping tomes from the Barnes & Noble in Park Slope before struggling with a cop, breaking free and stealing and crashing a van. Comments (1)

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