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Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008

Tiki your fancy

Dining: Spencer Rothschild has a dream to make the corner of Fifth Avenue and President Street in Park Slope into a “Latin American beach resort.” Comment.

Marty’s Yards slip is showing

Atlantic Yards: One of Borough President Markowitz’s top staffers revealed on Monday that the deal to bring the New Jersey Nets to Brooklyn is as much of a sure thing as Shaquille O’Neal is from the foul line. Comments (4).

Heights anxiety! Locals want Prospect Heights named a historic district

Prospect Heights: If there’s a knock at your door in the next six months from a formally dressed man or woman, don’t assume it’s the Jehovah’s Witnesses — it may be someone from the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Comment.

SRO rises

Park Slope: Developers of a controversial South Slope SRO broke ground this week on a building that will house 48 low-income residents — including formerly homeless individuals and people with mental illnesses — in the midst of a gentrifying neighborhood. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008

Horrifying home invasion

Park Slope: Another reminder that it’s not a good idea to owe money to people with guns. Plus all the other crime news (and there wasn’t too much of it this week) from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comments (1).

Another car window smashed

Windsor Terrace: Another Windsor Terrace blotter, another car window is shattered. Plus the other crime news from the neighborhood’s 72nd Precinct. Comments (1).

Friday, Oct. 24, 2008

Tragedy at Farrell’s as owner takes life

Windsor Terrace: An owner of the legendary Windsor Terrace watering hole Farrell’s Bar and Grill committed suicide last week — and regulars say they never saw it coming. Comments (2).

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