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Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010

Take a chair! City removes tornado-blown seat from tree

Park Slope: Park Slope’s newest neighborhood icon — no, not a baby stroller, but a chair stuck in a tree on Fifth Avenue, was uprooted by Parks officials on Wednesday, hours after this newspaper alerted the agency to a curiosity that dated back to September’s tornado. Comment

Would you like some music with your Norman Rockwell?

Music: At the Brooklyn Museum on Sunday, a marriage of song and fine art. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010

Up a tree! Chair has been stuck in branches since tornado

Mean Streets: A white plastic chair has been lodged in a Park Slope tree since the vicious tornado in September — and is on pace to overtake the baby stroller as the iconic symbol of the neighborhood. Comments (3)

Cyclist speaks: ‘I was doored!’

Mean Streets: A driver’s carelessness in opening a car door — not a collision with another vehicle, as witnesses reported — caused a serious cycling accident on Sixth Avenue last week, according to the biker who broke a hip and an arm in the ugly crash. Comments (17)

More pain at Methodist

Park Slope: Two more burglaries at the medical center. Plus the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010

Comic book opens the vault

Books: One of the country’s biggest collections of comic books will be opened to the public for the first time ever this weekend. Comment

Put on your ‘ride’ stuff for Tweed bike event this Sunday

Event: In other words, pull out the old-school knickers and shirtwaists. Comment

Taco terror

Prospect Heights: A crazy man breaks the window of a taco restaurant, injuring one. Plus all the other news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comments (1)

Monday, Nov. 15, 2010

Knicks to Brooklyn: We are your team

Atlantic Yards: Brooklyn to Knicks: Gedoudaheah! Comments (37)

Friday, Nov. 12, 2010

Big fire going on right now in the Slope!

Park Slope: A raging fire ripped through a Park Slope Associated Supermarket on Friday afternoon, closing off Fifth Avenue between 17th and 18th streets in all directions for several hours. Comments (11)

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010

Roofus: Court loss or not, Yards moves ahead

Atlantic Yards: This week, Roofus says what everyone knows: There is no stopping Atlantic Yards. Comments (13)

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