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Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011

Ride on! City wins Prospect Park West bike lane suit

Mean Streets: The controversial Prospect Park West bike lane survived a legal challenge this week, as a judge dismissed a lawsuit brought by a group of well-connected neighbors on technical grounds on Tuesday. Comments (29)

Cops ticket ‘ticket-fighting’ car

Kensington: Someone call the irony police! Comment

Fourth Avenue floods over — and city can’t fix it until 2013

Park Slope: It’s raining, it’s pouring, the city is snoring, say Fourth Avenue business. Comments (1)

The classic lottery scam!

Park Slope: Plus the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011

Buscemi wins! Sloper ceases his blog, ‘What’s on Buscemi’s stoop?’

Park Slope: Neighbors and the actor himself campaign for an end to the invasion of Buscemi’s garbage’s privacy. Comments (20)

Big-name graffiti painter tags up beer garden site

Greenwood Heights: A subway vandal-turned-acclaimed graffiti artist has transformed a construction site into a canvas of spray paint — and neighbors in the South Slope are giving it mixed reviews. Comments (12)

The boy from aahhs! Kiwi chef Mark Simmons opens his own place

Dining: The former “Top Chef” competitor now has his own New Zealand-themed joint. Comment

Monday, Aug. 15, 2011

Catch a true jazz legend — and his seven-string guitar — on Thursday

Music: Charlie Hunter hits Sycamore. Comment

Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011

Soapbox Derby goes to Quan in a romp!

Park Slope: The 8-year-old from Cobble Hill completes the treacherous course in under a minute — twice as fast as his nearest competitor (check those tires!). Comment

Elvis is in the building! African mask of The King joins the collection

Art: A new Brooklyn Museum exhibition features mask depicting the King, pompadour and all. Comments (2)

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011

Purbird ain’t no chicken little

Dining: Park Slope gets a great chicken shack. Comments (4)

Friday, Aug. 12, 2011

Bruce Ratner — taking on rats!

Construction Update: Prospect Heights residents will get free heavy-duty trash cans. Comment

Gorilla Coffee’s defamation lawsuit against employees is tossed

Park Slope: Hooray! It’s not against the law to complain about your boss publicly! Comments (6)

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