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Monday, Oct. 11, 2010

The best bird art isn’t even on the walls

Art: Take the Fred Tomaselli bird walk through Prospect Park for some real-life nature. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 8, 2010

Fred Tomaselli show at the Brooklyn Museum starts Friday

Art: Artist Fred Tomaselli’s black light poster-esque psychedelic images are everywhere — online, in books, and even on album covers — but to truly appreciate the art, you need to see it live. Comments (1).

Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010

Jew-hating Westboro Baptists to hit Midwood on Monday

Midwood: Midwood’s weather forecast for Monday: Cloudy with a chance of religious oddballs. Comments (37).

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Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010

Abdi Farah, reality TV ‘artist,’ meets his viewers

Art: Their favorite son made it big. Comment.

‘City of Walls’ duo has a new installment for Comic Con

Books: It all starts this weekend. Comment.

The fix is in for Flatbush Avenue

Mean Streets: The city has found a triangular solution to the traffic problems on Flatbush Avenue from Atlantic Avenue to Grand Army Plaza. Comments (3).

Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010

Hey, Mr. Spaceman! Slope man sends camera into the cosmos

Park Slope: It’s literally an out-of-this world father-son project. Comment.

Tupper knew! Park administrator objected to goose slaughter — yet said nothing!

Park Slope: Prospect Park’s top administrator knew the feds were coming for the geese, but chose not to cry fowl — partly because the slaughter was Mayor Bloomberg’s idea. Comments (20).

Park officials: We’ll save geese this time

Park Slope: The goose population of Prospect Park has mostly rebounded from a federal massacre earlier this summer — but park officials now say they’ll control the bird’s numbers to avoid another feathery mass murder. Comments (5).

Tool time on Douglass Street

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct, thoug most of the crime was from Gowanus this week. Comment.

Sharon Van Etten finds a home at the Rock Shop on Saturday

Music: Sharon Van Etten’s best move may have been getting the hell out of Nashville. Comment.

Monday, Oct. 4, 2010

Get it while it’s hot (and before the city shuts it down)

Dining: Two ladies are running a great restaurant out of their Prospect Lefferts Gardens backyard. Cue the bureaucrats! Comments (1).

Even ‘Angels and Accordions’ has to die!

Dance: Green-Wood Cemetery’s site-specific show ends its life at the boneyard this Saturday. Comment.

Tell Tchaikovsky the news!

Music: Great music, no instruments. Comment.

From Romeos to ruffians

Prospect Heights: Thugs ask her for her number. She says no. They mug her. Plus all the other news from Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 1, 2010

Stabbing at Vanderbilt bar

Prospect Heights: An unhinged dog walker with an extensive criminal record has been arrested for yesterday’s rampage outside a popular Vanderbilt Avenue nightspot where two employees were stabbed — one fatally. Comments (8).

Ratner promises reasonable bollards

Atlantic Yards: Barclays Center won’t be ringed with massive stone sarcophagi, as at LIRR terminal. Comments (6).

Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010

Size does matter! Barclays Center plaza off limits to groups bigger than three

Atlantic Yards: You and your friends are welcome to hang out at the colossal plaza in front of the Barclays Center, but you’ll be kicked out if there are more than three of you. Comments (24).

Monday, Sept. 27, 2010

‘Kind of a Funny’ Park Slope story

Cinema: Filmmakers and novelist — all from the Slope — collaborate on big Hollywood film, “It’s Kind of a Funny Story.” Comment.