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Saturday, Feb. 10, 2007

Double your fun in Prospect Park

Park Slope: Prospect Park will get two new skating rinks by the end of 2010 under a soon-to-be-announced plan. Comment.

Power back on at area gym

Park Slope: The popular Park Slope children’s gym Powerplay has finally reopened after nearly a month of wrangling with the city, which shuttered the gym on Jan. 11 claiming that it was endangering its kiddie customers. Comment.

The Ghosts of John Jay

PS … I Love You: A pizzeria across the street from John Jay HS puts up a “No Kids Allowed” sign? Oh, right, it’s John Jay. Comment.

Glass is fully empty at ‘Half’

Park Slope: Apparently, the perfect Prospect Heights dream of one ambitious couple wasn’t all they imagined: Half, the wine bar on Vanderbilt Avenue, is for sale. Comment.

Car theft insanity in the Slope

Park Slope: At least seven cars and vans — and one Bobcat construction tractor — were swiped off Park Slope streets last week, including two trucks taken from the same U-haul lot. Comment.

FDNY to 11th Street: Enough already

Park Slope: FDNY officials told residents of 11th Street, where a third firetruck will soon join two already housed on the block, that the agency is doing its best to ensure that the block can live with the new guests — even to the point of jeopardizing area response times. Comments (2).