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Friday, Oct. 22, 2010

Oh, doctor! Theater company gives hot new life to ‘Frankenstein’

Theater: It’s time to reanimate a centuries-old corpse — and this time, it’s a woman! Comment

Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010

What’s wrong with this sidewalk? She’d like to know

Park Slope: A Park Slope homeowner gets a $2,000 repair bill — so the city can install “distinctive” sidewalks. Comments (5)

Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010

Oh, deer! Another dead animal shows up in Prospect Park

Meadows of Shame: The butcher of Prospect Park is back. Comments (6)

Marty: Enough with the bike lanes! Brooklyn is not Amsterdam!

Mean Streets: On the eve of a protest and counter-protest regarding the controversial Prospect Park West bike lane, the Beep forcefully reiterated his die-hard opposition, and took a few more shots at his nemesis, the Department of Transportation. Comments (92)

Hot dog! Empanada lady fills us with delight

Dining: Brooklyn has a booming food culture, so how come you can only get a stale pretzel, a dirty water dog or a re-frozen Italian ice in Prospect Park? Comments (2)

Slope theater troupe aims high with ‘Reefer Madness’

Theater: Marijuana makes even more inroads! Now the Gallery Players is even celebrating it. Comment

Robbery at the Farmer’s Market!

Park Slope: Someone robbed the Ronny Brook stand. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Library highlights Brooklyn’s kids book supremacy

Art: A new exhibit features art from you favorite children’s books. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010

Is Washington Park pedestrian zone ‘Fourth’ coming?

Mean Streets: An influential Park Slope restaurant owner is pushing for a plaza a dead-end portion of Fourth Street that would eliminate around 30 parking spaces, setting the stage for yet another showdown between pedestrians and drivers. Comments (11)

Monday, Oct. 18, 2010

Survey says! Prospect Park West bike lane is still very controversial

Mean Streets: The Prospect Park West bike lane remains so controversial that 800 people filled out an online survey on the first day it was posted. Comments (47)

Friday, Oct. 15, 2010

The Brooklyn Museum’s new feminist art show is a swift kick in the crotch

Art: And we say that in a good way! Comment

Slope historic district expansion moves ahead

Park Slope: Community leaders threw out the welcome mat for the extension of Park Slope’s historic district on Thursday night, arguing that its protections are worth any inconvenience experienced by property owners. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010

And Dov turns into a bear!

Midwood: Borough Park’s firebrand lawmaker nearly came to blows with the hate-spewing Kansans picketing outside of a Midwood yeshiva on Monday, calling one of the church members “a whore,” and breaching a police barricade before cops quickly restrained him. Comments (5)

Another ‘Great’ work from Nicole Krauss’s big desk

Books: The author will read from her new book on Saturday at the Brooklyn Public Library. Comments (1)

Monday, Oct. 11, 2010

BIGOTS TARGET MIDWOOD! Westboro Baptists hurl anti-Semitic garbage

Midwood: Members of the bigoted Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church screamed a message of anti-Semitic hate in front of a Midwood Jewish school on Monday — but counter-protesters, including a genuinely enraged assemblyman, out-yelled the group. Comments (12)

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