June 30 – July 7, 2007: Vol. 30, No. 26
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Saturday, June 30, 2007

The Squared Circle: Planners aim to untangle Grand Army Plaza knot

Park Slope: Grand Army Plaza could be transformed from an intimidating, speeder-friendly highway in the center of Brooklyn to a free-flowing, Euro-style traffic circle, under a revolutionary plan that continues to gain speed of its own. Comment.

War ends over Minerva?

Park Slope: A tightly packed row of narrow brownstone homes could end a bitter dispute over a notorious building that was once slated to rise in the famous view corridor between the statue of Minerva in Green-Wood Cemetery and the Statue of Liberty. Comment.

Building is hit twice in one day

Park Slope: Sometimes, you don’t even have to leave your apartment to get robbed — though sometimes you do. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope. Comment.

Rats! Nica is hot and bothered

PS … I Love You: Our columnist smells a rat. And it’s freaking her out. Comment.

Park Slope catches charter school fever

Park Slope: A group of Park Slope parents that is concerned about the dearth of good middle schools in the neighborhood is starting a charter school that will draw fifth graders from the Slope, Sunset Park and Gowanus. Comments (6).