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Friday, May 18, 2012

Slope bike lane critics: Put Plaza Street West cycling path on the sidewalk

Mean Streets: Opponents of a much-anticipated cycling route that connects the Prospect Park West bike lane with Park Slope and Prospect Heights want the city to push aside the new path — literally. Comments (54).

Doorman says Slope ‘parking ring’ is real — and necessary

Park Slope: A doorman at a posh Prospect Park West building has cracked the code of secrecy about a parking spot-saving scheme, saying he’s forced to abandon the unwritten ethics of the street because parking in Park Slope is so competitive. Comments (26).

New Slope bar looks like your mom’s living room in the 1970s

Bar Scrawl: Our bartoonist finds a watering hole that reminds him of his past. Comments (4).

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Horseshoe seating for hockey puts Barclays on thin ice

Prospect Heights: The Barclays Center will debut an unconventional horseshoe-shaped seating configuration for a preseason hockey game this fall — raising questions about whether the undersized arena could truly accommodate an NHL franchise. Comments (29).

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Head under heels! Prospect Heights do-gooders do handstands

Prospect Heights: Now you can lend a hand — while standing on your hands. Comment.

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Gym rat steals gym-goer’s wallet, iPhone

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Obscure borough president wins battle against Washington

Park Slope: A popular Park Slope playground reopened last week with a new name honoring a long-forgotten borough president — marking a minor victory for the barely remembered politico over the landmark-hogging forefather who snatched away his legacy. Comments (2).

Monday, May 14, 2012

Prospect Park West pedestrian islands cost lots

Mean Streets: Painting the Prospect Park West bike lane isn’t the only part of the controversial project that took a lot of green. Comments (22).