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Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013

Elderly mother, son perish in Midwood blaze

Midwood: A 91-year-old woman and her son died in the early hours of Wednesday morning in a raging inferno that scorched their E. 15th Street home in Midwood, and sent four others to Maimonides Hospital with minor injuries, according to a spokesman for the FDNY. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013

Thief steals woman’s purse right out from under her legs

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

Leafy scenes: A photographer turns local foliage into art

Art: For “Genius Loci,” artist Tom Bovo collected leaves from all over Brooklyn and photographed them in an ethereal light. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

Gathering of the Hush Puppies: Basset hounds pal around in Prospect Park

Park Slope: A bunch of long-faced pooches and the people who love them converged in Prospect Park on Sunday for the third annual Brooklyn Basset Hound Meet-Up, hosted by the North Park Slope Basset Association. Yes, such an organization exists. Comment

Costumed kids pack Prospect Park Zoo for spooky Halloween blowout

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens: Throngs of cute youngsters dressed up like lions, cats, foxes, and even superheroes and princesses at the Prospect Park Zoo “Boo at the Zoo” Halloween bash on Oct. 26 and 27. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comments (1)

Monday, Oct. 28, 2013

Feel the burn! Slopers say the CrossFit gym next door is like an earthquake every morning

Park Slope: Neighbors of a Park Slope gym that specializes in a worldwide fitness craze say that fitness buffs are making their lives a living hell by tossing big barbells to the ground and grunting loudly throughout the early morning hours. Comments (66)

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