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Friday, Sept. 20, 2013

Beautiful Sunset! Festival takes Fifth Avenue

Sunset Park: The Fifth Avenue Festival filled the corridor between 59th and 44th streets with families, food, and fun for the 14th year in a row. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013

Slimed! P’Park lovers say Nickelodeon kid fest has no place in Brooklyn’s backyard

Meadows of Shame: An upcoming Nickelodeon festival that is going to pack Prospect Park with screaming children will be the latest in a long line of big-ticket events to trash Brooklyn’s backyard, claim park preservationists who refuse to give the kids’ network a pass. Comments (21)

Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013

Perp robs man of iPhone at gunpoint

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013

Scared safe! Barclays Center transformed into blood-soaked disaster zone for chemical attack drill

Prospect Heights: On Friday night, the Barclays Center turned into a disaster area packed with dead and dying people and emergency personnel rushing around in hazardous materials suits — and it was all part of a military drill to prep for a possible chemical attack. Comments (4)

Slope woman left homeless by house collapse has been sleeping on her stoop: Neighbors

Park Slope: Several weeks after she left her house in cuffs after a cop fell through the floor and she refused to leave the wreckage, according to authorities and witnesses, a First Street homeowner is locked out and living on the stoop, neighbors say. Comments (11)

Monday, Sept. 16, 2013

Borough’s lively president honored at Brooklyn’s biggest cemetery

Greenwood Heights: He’ll be a Brooklynite to the end — and beyond! Comments (3)

Friday, Sept. 13, 2013

Don’t duck and cover! The disaster at the Barclays Center tonight is only a drill

Prospect Heights: Those dead and bleeding people and the figures in gas masks running out of military vehicles feet from Atlantic Avenue? They’re just practicing. Comments (31)

Going Green-wood! City rolls out compost pick-up in Greenwood Heights, Windsor Terrace

Greenwood Heights: Apartment dwellers who want to go green can soon count on curb-side service for their rotting leftovers. Comments (9)

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