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Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007

Smith Stree + Fifth Avenue = ‘Smifth’

Park Slope: Yes, you are seeing double. Smith Street and Fifth Avenue are becoming mirror images of one another — thanks to at least half a dozen entrepreneurs opening shops on both streets. Comment.

Canal to be safe for fish, not us

Park Slope: Gowanus Canal-area residents say government agencies are selling them down the river by not pushing for a cleanup that will make the fetid waterway safe for swimming. Comment.

Two tweens bumb and rob 60 year old on First Street

Park Slope: Two pre-teenagers did the old bump-and-rob to a 60-year-old woman on First Street on Dec. 3, cops said. Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope. Comment.

Picnic House, rink robbed in Prospect Park

Park Slope: Two buildings inside Prospect Park — the Picnic House and the Wollman skating rink — were robbed last week, cops said. Comment.

Come on Xmas light my fire

PS … I Love You: Our columnist offers a timeless tale of Christmas heroism. Comment.

Verses & Reverses

Park Slope: The poet laureate of Park Slope weighs in again. Comment.