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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Locked and loaded! City hires new goose killer

Meadows of Shame: No, it’s not this guy, but another “wildlife biologist” like him (yes, wildlife biologists, despite their titles, do kill geese). And the Sanitation Department is hiring one to specifically deal with the “problem” in Prospect Park. Comments (19)

Gunman hits two swells on Berkeley Place

Park Slope: This thief obviously knew what he was doing. Plus the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Big game hunter

Prospect Heights: A thief goes nuts for video games. Plus the other crime in Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

Monday, April 11, 2011

Massive show of support for Prospect Park West bike lane

Mean Streets: Hundreds of cyclists — toddlers on tricycles, sign-waving mamas and helmet-clad dads — rode the Prospect Park West bike lane on Sunday to show support for the city’s most controversial cycle path. Comments (112)

Kids get to play in the big rigs at Touch a Truck fundraiser

Park Slope: Who needs toy trucks when you can tool around in the real McCoy? Comment

City moves ahead with co-location in PS 9 — despite state order

Brooklyn Is Angry: The Department of Education is moving ahead with a plan to jam a charter school into PS 9 building on Underhill Avenue, days after a state education official put the kibosh on the proposal. Comments (4)

Sunday, April 10, 2011

The Sunday read — the real story behind the dethroning of Cupcake King

Park Slope: The King of Cupcakes is dead — but the epic fight over the demise of the popular Park Slope shop wages on. Comments (18)

Friday, April 8, 2011

No-arm bandit robs man on Fifth Avenue!

Park Slope: The city’s “smart meters” aren’t so brainy after all — as one man found on Fifth Avenue last month. Comments (15)

Thursday, April 7, 2011

On Sunday, a bike lane victory lap?

Mean Streets: Bicyclists will participate in a massive group ride on Sunday to show support for their beleaguered Prospect Park West bike lane, now the subject of a lawsuit, political pressure, dueling polls, and more international media coverage than some real wars. Comments (39)

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