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Monday, Jan. 27, 2014

True colors: New sculpture show brightens up Prospect Heights

Art: Gray skies got you down? Get a dose of chromotherapy at this vibrant exhibition. Comments (2)

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014

Nintendo nerds battle for glory at the ‘Mariolympics’

Boro of Nerds: A new monthly tournament at Union Hall will see fans of a jumpy Italian plumber duke it out on the big screen. Comment

Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

Freed from prison, former lawyer has big plans — but first she has to beat cancer

Ditmas Park: Firebrand Park Slope attorney Lynne Stewart is out of the penitentiary and ready to take on the world. Comments (18)

Pink gorillas put on wild ball at Botanic Garden

Music: Kids can waltz to classical music played by a skunk, a dog, and two pink gorillas at the garden’s midwinter festival. Comments (5)

Capital run! Cops searching for Sunset bank robber

Sunset Park: Police want you help nailing a bad guy. Comments (1)

Four great ‘Illuminated’ events at the Botanic Garden

Nightlife: The Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s “Illuminated” midwinter festival is more than just a couple of pink gorillas playing to foxtrotting toddlers. Here are some other highlights on the line-up. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014

Man shot inside Church Avenue subway station

Ditmas Park: A gunman shot a person in a Flatbush subway station on Monday afternoon, cops said. Comments (3)

Cortelyou Road up-and-coming, but how high?

Changing Brooklyn: A single-story warehouse on a rapidly-changing commercial strip in Ditmas Park sold for $2 million in cold, hard cash last week, but realtors are mum on who bought the property or what they plan to do with it. Comments (1)

Monday, Jan. 20, 2014

Prospect Park West speed limit cut to 25-miles-per-hour

Park Slope: The city reduced the speed limit on Prospect Park West to 25-miles-per-hour last Friday as part of Mayor DeBlasio’s push to bring citywide traffic deaths down to zilch. Comments (40)

Talented Slope twosome get Oscar nod for Disney ditty

Cinema: The song this couple penned for the Disney flick “Frozen” is getting big-time attention. Comments (4)

Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Slope hails road warrior DeBlasio

Park Slope: Mayor DeBlasio has tasked police and city agencies with clamping down on reckless drivers in an effort to bring traffic deaths down to zero, to the joy of road safety activists from his native Park Slope. Comments (14)

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