Park Slope
Shopping: It’s Chinese New Year time again, so head for Pacificana for a major feast. Comment
Shopping: Chinese New Year is a great time to enjoy a full restaurant banquet. But if you want to make your own Year of the Rabbit feast, your first (and only) stop is the Hong Kong Supermarket on Eighth Avenue in Sunset Park. Comment

Engagement ring stolen!

Crime: A thief swipes a $5,000 ring from a soon-to-be-wed woman, leaving her distraught (and her fiance not too pleased, either). Plus the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comments (8)
Mean Streets: Two former top city officials — including an ex-Transportation Commissioner who emphasized car travel over bikes during her tenure — have emerged as the principal leaders of the opposition to the city’s controversial Prospect Park West bike lane. Comments (125)

‘Charter’ territory! Parents in ‘failing’ MS 571 fight to keep out elite school

Brooklyn Is Angry: Prospect Heights parents slammed the city on Monday night for moving to close a poorly performing middle school to make room for an elite charter school from outside the neighborhood. Comments (3)

With artist Lorna Simpson, history repeats

Art: The Brooklyn Museum presents a new show by the Fort Greene artist. Comment

Head for the Inner Banks this Friday

Music: A husband-and-wife duo with a rich sound plays Sycamore. Comment
Mean Streets: Blizzard of 2010? No, but Friday’s light snowfall means that cyclists on the controversial Prospect Park West bike lane are out of luck until the city gets around to plowing the two-way dedicated path. Comments (25)

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