Sections

Sign up for daily news e-mails!

Park Slope archive

Park Slope

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Slope’s top cop: Bicycle tickets were for illegal headphone use

Mean Streets: The 151 tickets that officers from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct issued to cyclists for cellphone use in 2014 — an activity that is not illegal — were actually issued for the illegal action of wearing headphones while riding, according to the area’s top cop. Comments (22)

Old-timers day! History buffs to play 19th-century baseball

Event: Why reenact the Civil War when you can reenact a Civil War-era baseball game? Comment

Wicked women attack each other in hotel squabble

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

Monday, April 27, 2015

In Park Slope, police crack down on phone use while riding a bicycle. The problem? It isn’t illegal

Mean Streets: It may be dumb to talk on your phone as you pedal, but it isn’t illegal. Apparently, police haven’t gotten the memo. Comments (36)

This week’s featured advertisers

See all ads

Don’t miss out!

Stay in touch with the stories people are talking about in your neighborhood:

Optional: Help us tailor our newsletters to you!