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Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010

Ratner is finally a man of steel as first girders go up

Atlantic Yards: The first steel girders of the Barclays Center rose above the corner of Flatbush and Atlantic avenues on Tuesday, a tangible sign that the future home of the Brooklyn Nets is moving forward. Comments (55)

Just-renovated school library missing one thing — a librarian!

Prospect Heights: Schoolchildren in Prospect Heights just got the brand new library they’ve been waiting six years for — too bad they can’t use it. Comments (3)

F train outage really screws this rider

Park Slope: A thief working the shuttle bus nabs a victim. Plus the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

F’d! Pickpockets prey on shuttle bus riders

Park Slope: Add two more straphangers to the tens of thousands who have been screwed by ongoing track work on the F train — two women whose bags were swiped by pickpockets working a “very crowded” weekend shuttle bus. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010

‘Repent’! Actor goes berserk and kills mom, cops say

Prospect Heights: An unhinged actor hacked his mother to death with a Freemason sword inside their Park Place apartment this morning, and was later arrested, cops said. Comments (4)

Duck feeding is an age-old pasttime

Meadows of Shame: The ban on feeding the waterfowl in Prospect Park will bring an end to a childhood rite that goes back to the beginnings of organized civilization. Comments (13)

Monday, Nov. 22, 2010

We knew it! Illegal backyard restaurant closed down after city crackdown

Dining: Everyone except city Health bureaucrats enjoyed a Taste of Hawthorne — and now the restaurant is shut down. Comment

More attacks on fancy gas-guzzlers

Prospect Heights: Now more than a dozen vans and luxury cars have been vandalized. Plus all the other news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comments (3)

Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010

Ayoub’s Fornino is a high-end, family friendly joint

Dining: Michael Ayoub has done the impossible — again — by creating a truly fancy restaurant that is truly family friendly. Comments (1)

Cool new kids shop on Vanderbilt Avenue

Shopping: Prospect Heights parents have a new place to shop, thanks to Livie and Boo. Comment

Friday, Nov. 19, 2010

Paper trail! Windsor Terrace community board begs for vital office supply

Windsor Terrace: Brother, can you spare a ream? Comments (5)

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