Park Slope

Slope bike lane critics: Put Plaza Street West cycling path on the sidewalk

Mean Streets: Opponents of a much-anticipated cycling route that connects the Prospect Park West bike lane with Park Slope and Prospect Heights want the city to push aside the new path — literally. Comments (54)

Doorman says Slope ‘parking ring’ is real — and necessary

A doorman at a posh Prospect Park West building has cracked the code of secrecy about a parking spot-saving scheme, saying he’s forced to abandon the unwritten ethics of the street because parking in Park Slope is so competitive. Comments (26)

New Slope bar looks like your mom’s living room in the 1970s

Bar Scrawl: Our bartoonist finds a watering hole that reminds him of his past. Comments (4)
The Barclays Center will debut an unconventional horseshoe-shaped seating configuration for a preseason hockey game this fall — raising questions about whether the undersized arena could truly accommodate an NHL franchise. Comments (29)

Head under heels! Prospect Heights do-gooders do handstands

Now you can lend a hand — while standing on your hands. Comment

Gym rat steals gym-goer’s wallet, iPhone

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

Obscure borough president wins battle against Washington

A popular Park Slope playground reopened last week with a new name honoring a long-forgotten borough president — marking a minor victory for the barely remembered politico over the landmark-hogging forefather who snatched away his legacy. Comments (2)
Mean Streets: Painting the Prospect Park West bike lane isn’t the only part of the controversial project that took a lot of green. Comments (22)

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