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Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007

Island paradise

Park Slope: The city started work this week on a master plan that could transform the dizzying chaos of Grand Army Plaza into a well-engineered traffic circle worthy of Western Europe, by taking 11,000 square feet of street space and giving it to pedestrians and cyclists. Comment.

Co-op members shop like it’s 1993

Park Slope: The Park Slope Food Co-op began accepting payment by debit cards on Tuesday, thereby closing the gap between its reputation for fresh produce and low regard for shopper convenience. “The Co-op goes techno!” one member gushed. Comment.

DNA on cup fingers drugstore cowboy

Park Slope: Police tracked down and arrested a New Jersey man on Sunday for a bungled robbery he allegedly committed thanks to DNA evidence they collected from a coffee cup he’d left behind in the 2006 crime. Comment.

Bar-gument leads to his late-night lock-up

Park Slope: A surly bar patron was arrested on Sept. 27 after he allegedly beat up a bartender and smashed a window at the Excelsior bar on Fifth Avenue. Plus all the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment.

Met life is the only life for him

PS … I Love You: The Mets stink — but our columnist is addicted to the stench. Comments (2).

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