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Thursday, May 5, 2011

‘Wizard’ of blahs at Puppetworks

Dooley Noted: Scholars say that the Golden Age of Puppetry — the mirth, the magic, the majesty — was in early 18th-century Vienna, a period when Austro-Hungarian craftsmen, artists, and musicians came together in an epic burst of collaboration and created something great. Comments (6)

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Hear, o Israel! Food Co-op boycott moves a tiny step forward

Park Slope: Let them eat hummus! Comments (48)

Slope church merger is off, but others are coming

Park Slope: The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. Comment

Big bucks theft from car

Prospect Heights: Plus the other crime in Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Kinder crisis averted! PS 107 won’t have massive class sizes next year

Park Slope: Class sizes at a popular Park Slope elementary school will not stretch to the limit, thanks to a reversal by the city that will allow PS 107 to eliminate a pre-K program after an influx of new kindergarten students threatened to increase class sizes throughout the building. Comments (1)

Mummy, you look wonderful!

Prospect Heights: The Brooklyn Museum gets one of its prized sarcophaguses scanned — and this mummy has really held up. Comments (1)

Get fit — the roller derby way!

Fitness: Wearing the jamming helmet has never been better (for your cardiovascular system, we mean). Comment

Monday, May 2, 2011

Buzzer beater! Ratner workers will toil longer, and on Saturdays, to get arena done

Construction Update: And on the seventh day, Bruce Ratner won’t rest. Comments (1)

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Baby store owner harassed over ‘lesbian’ discounts

Park Slope: A baby store owner in Park Slope is getting blasted with threats from callers enraged by a special discount she offers lesbian moms in the gay-, kid-, discount- and mom-and-pop–friendly neighborhood. Comments (28)

Cops say they’ve busted huge Park Slope heroin ring

Park Slope: Now where will Slopers get their horse? Comments (20)

Friday, April 29, 2011

Exclusive video: Park workers try a new approach to goose control

Park Slope: Join our heroic, hip-wader–wearing editor as he journeys into the lake in Prospect Park to seek a humane solution to the goose “problem.” Warning: This video features intense waterfowl anger, so parents are requested to watch this film with their children. With video … Comments (23)

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