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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Bierkraft to open beer garden

Nightlife: Spring may finally have sprung, but at Bierkraft, the gourmet grocery and beer emporium on Fifth Avenue and Union Street in Park Slope, it’s beginning to look more like Oktoberfest. Comments (7)

City’s Eastern Parkway fix includes signals, medians and a bike lane

Mean Streets: Eastern Parkway would be transformed from a menacing speedway into a pedestrian- and cyclist-friendly strip under a new city plan that will begin construction next month. Comments (30)

Wednesday, March 23, 2011


Barclays Center will be nest for the Blackbirds

Atlantic Yards: The Blackbirds are looking to nest with the Nets. Comments (6)

No dis Union here — condo near Grand Army Plaza moves ahead

Park Slope: A long-shuttered Christian school at the heart of Park Slope’s real estate goldmine will soon sprout into a towering condo. Comments (4)

Who let the dog out? The thief!

Park Slope: She invites him over to train her puppy — and he robs her! Plus the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Big bully beats up man on Vanderbilt

Prospect Heights: Plus a knifepoint mugging in Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Union sundown! Ratner risks losing labor support with prefab tower

Construction Update: Developer Bruce Ratner has yet to birth a building at the Atlantic Yards site, but he’s already causing labor pains. Comments (9)

Ride this ‘Jitney’ thanks to the Gallery Players’ revved up August Wilson drama

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: The play may be called “Jitney” and set in a gypsy cab station, but August Wilson’s early work is not about driving cars. Comment

Monday, March 21, 2011

CB6 to Prospect Park West cyclists — slow down!

Mean Streets: The community board asks the city to install speed bumps along the bike lane. Comments (62)

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