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Friday, Jan. 6, 2012

Human nature: Artist dresses Park Slope trees in sweaters

Park Slope: Here’s one crowd that won’t bark about getting a homemade sweaters for the holidays — because trees can’t complain! Comments (19)

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012

Tree houses: Vagrants take residence in Prospect Park trees

Meadows of Shame: A group of homeless people has turned the rotted-out trees in Prospect Park into their own Keebler Elf-style shanties, only they’re not making cookies — they’re destroying a delicate ecosystem, according to park watchdogs. Comments (33)

Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012

A jerk hits two apartments in the same building — taking jewelry and electronics

Park Slope: A crook stole some electronics and jewelry from two residents who were forced to evacuate their apartment building due to a fire. Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Gun-wielding thug holds up store employee

Prospect Heights: Plus the other crime in Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comments (1)

Street (light) art: Quirky banners rise above Park Slope

Park Slope: A prolific Park Slope painter is giving new meaning to the expression “high art” by hanging his whimsical creations on street light poles above Fifth Avenue. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012

Cold comfort! Guided winter walk keeps the doldrums at bay

Event: Join psychotherapist Lynne Spevack at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Jan. 8 for a tour past barren trees, bright berries and rustling grasses. It’s a dose of self-help for the price of museum admission! Comment

Monday, Jan. 2, 2012

Another South Slope sex attack!

Park Slope: A woman is groped on Fourth Avenue - right in front of her boyfriend - two months after the South Slope Sex Fiend’s last assault. Some wonder if the predatory pervert has returned. Comments (10)

Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011

Old mayors never die, they just fade away

Midwood: A John Lindsay campaign ad from 1965 resurfaces on a Flatbush building — and flummoxes a new generation of residents. Comments (8)

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