Park Slope: Controversial Park Slope bar Union Hall moved closer to getting its liquor license renewed as Community Board 6 overwhelmingly voted in support of the watering hole on Wednesday night. Comments (4).
Park Slope: The Brooklyn Public Library finally said, “Shush.” After being on the receiving end of attacks about porn viewing on computers at the Pacific Street branch, Library officials issued a statement on May 14 that suggested that libraries and “parents and caregivers” share equally the responsibility to “minimize children’s exposure to adult-themed material.” Comments (5).
Greenwood Heights: Minerva might have been the Roman goddess of war, but she still needed three year’s worth of help from her Greenwood Heights neighbors to finally cut a developer down to size. Comment.
Park Slope: It’s not your granddaddy’s Hippie commune. In fact, a group of Brooklynites who want to buy a nice building near Prospect Park and share common areas with like-minded friendly people aren’t even hippies at all. They’re called “co-housing enthusiasts.” Comments (8).
Park Slope: Three teens perps surrounded a Jersey City man on Bergen Street in broad daylight on May 5, knocking him to the ground and stealing his Blackberry device, cops said. Plus all the crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment.
Midwood: It took six years for Walter Berman to convince his future wife Regina to go out on a date with him, but it’s safe to say his persistence paid off. They’ve been married for 70 years. Comments (2).