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Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010

Slope man’s art felt tribute to slaughtered geese

Brooklyn Angle: The federal massacre of 300 geese and baby geese this summer in Prospect Park has provoked outrage, protests, and endless coverage by our staff. Now, it’s even become the subject of an iconic piece of art. Comments (33).

Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010

Parker beats the rap in ‘assault’ on Post photographer

Midwood: State Sen. Kevin Parker escaped serious jail time — and will likely get to keep his office — as a jury on Tuesday acquitted him of felony assault charges stemming from a 2009 scuffle with a New York Post photographer. Comments (1).

Raccoon tests positive — but park critics are rabid

Meadows of Shame: A Prospect Park raccoon has tested positive for rabies — and park advocates are slamming city and park officials for being part of the problem. Comments (6).

Pellet gun madman loose in Slope

Park Slope: A man is hit by a BB as he walks on Fourth Avenue. Plus the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010

Survey says! Prospect Park West bike lane is a hit!

Mean Streets: Mend it — don’t end it! Comments (22).

Gallery Players’ ‘Lughnasa’ is something to dance about

The Butcher of Flatbush Ave. Extension: The last thing anyone needs is another “Dancing at Lughnasa,” the Brian Friel drama that made its debut 20 years ago before earning three Tony’s on Broadway and more acclaim for Meryl Streep in the subsequent movie version. Comment.

Parker to the pokey? His fate is in the jury’s hands

Midwood: A jury began deliberating felony assault charges against state Sen. Kevin Parker as the four-term lawmaker’s trial for attacking a New York Post photographer concluded on Monday. Comments (1).

Monday, Dec. 6, 2010

The day death came from the sky

Park Slope: Exactly 50 years ago this Dec. 16, a United DC-8 slammed into Seventh Avenue in Park Slope, killing 136. Here’s our look back. Comments (13).

How the press captured the historic moment

Park Slope: Press accounts of the horrific crash were vivid. Comments (1).

Friday, Dec. 3, 2010

Park gets down to brass tracks with new Third Street entrance

Park Slope: A nod to Stonehenge and to the desert in the design for a spiffy new gateway to Prospect Park. Comments (14).

Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010

Sen. Parker is a thug, prosecutor says as trial opens

Midwood: The four-term Flatbush Democrat is on trial for assaulting a New York Post photographer. Opening day didn’t go so well for the pol. Comments (4).

Big traffic schmear in Grand Army Plaza from AIDS ‘bagels’

Park Slope: A “schmear campaign” against Mayor Bloomberg’s World Aids Day Bagel breakfast at the Central Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library got unexpectedly sticky on Wednesday morning as cops bagged nine unruly protestors who donned bagel costumes and laid down in traffic in the middle of Grand Army Plaza. Comments (5).

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