Park Slope

Flatbush Avenue’s Famous: Franny’s hits bookshelves with expansive recipe collection

Dining: These two sure have a lot of baking dishes in the fire. Comments (1)

Don’t be fusilli, do try this pasta with pork sausage ragu

Dining: Franny’s owners co-owner Francine Stephens tells us that people love her restaurant so much that broken-up couples make schedules so that they can each eat there alone. The new Franny’s cookbook adds a home option to forlorn Prospect Heights foodies’ post-romance finagling, but it is an open question which is lonelier: eating out solo or cooking an elaborate meal all alone. Then again, make this pork sausage pasta dish once, and you might never leave the house again. Who needs lights and people when you can have mouth-watering red sauce without so much as putting on pants? Comment
Sammy Cohen-Eckstein. who was set to celebrate his bar mitzvah in a few weeks, died Tuesday night. Comments (42)

Mugger attacks man for phone, wallet

Crime: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comments (1)
Trees that came crashing down during superstorm Sandy and their un-dead arboreal brethren have been chopped up and had their body parts scattered around a secluded area in Prospect Park to form a newly opened children’s play space. Comments (2)

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