Park Slope

More thefts of patients at Slope hospital

Crime: Two more injury victims become crime victims at New York Methodist Hospital. Plus the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Squatter beats up the landlord he ain’t paying!

Crime: He’s living in the basement, but then punches out the landlord when he investigates. Plus the other crime in Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment
An overcrowded Park Slope elementary school will relocate its pre-K program to add a fifth kindergarten classroom, clearing the way for more than half of the kids on a waiting list to be enrolled. Comments (6)
Atlantic Yards: After years of false starts, economic malaise, local protests, lawsuits and atrocious basketball, New Jersey Nets officials finally unveiled some positive team news on Monday: The Barclays Center will be open on Sept. 28, 2012. Comments (18)

Fired Ozzie’s barista gets out-of-court settlement in ‘union’ flap

A former barista who sued Ozzie’s coffeehouse, alleging that store owners fired him for trying to unionize, won a $15,500 out-of-court settlement from the Park Slope java joint last month. Comments (34)

The Great Emancipator will return to Grand Army Plaza

A statue of Abe Lincoln is on the move — honest. Comments (1)

Dis a Vowell? Never when the writer is this good

Books: Sarah Vowell will rock your world at the Brookyn Public Library on Sunday Comments (2)
Atlantic Yards: Want Nets tickets? You’ll have to make a higher calling. Comments (12)
Mean Streets: Park Slope’s assemblyman has tossed aside the results of his own survey to conclude that the controversial two-way bike lane on Prospect Park West must be eliminated in favor of a standard one-way lane. Comment

State ed boss overrules city on charter school inside PS 9

Brooklyn Is Angry: Turns out, you can fight City Hall and win. Comments (4)
Her big, green shoes were brimming with good cheer on Saturday when retired Prospect Park Alliance founder Tupper Thomas was honored in the Brooklyn park where she left her verdant stomp for future generations to enjoy — or not. Comments (2)
Construction Update: Our photographer, Paul Martinka, takes you inside the construction of the world’s most expensive basketball arena rising right now near the corner of Atlantic and Flatbush avenues. Watch this exclusive slideshow now. Comments (11)
Mean Streets: The survey says — again! — that Park Slopers like their controversial bike lane. Comments (45)

Cops hunting this man in Windsor Terrace bank robbery

Crime: What a shady character! Comments (1)
Atlantic Yards: The New Jersey Nets started selling tickets on Wednesday for its games in Brooklyn — the first tangible evidence that the Barclays Center arena is on schedule for its 2012 tipoff. Comments (1)

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