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Borough Park

  1. crimes and misdemeanors
    Ex-NYPD Officer Arrested for Anti-Semitic Graffiti Spree [Updated]Over 20 hateful messages were found in Borough Park on Saturday night.
  2. horrible things
    Eight-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy’s Dismembered Remains Found [Updated]This story is horrible.
  3. neighborhood watch
    The Mysterious Baby-Pacifier Tree of Borough ParkThey’re gross to look at up close, but it’s pretty from a distance!
  4. neighborhood watch
    Coney Island 2008: The ‘Summer of Hope’Wrap up your week wetly, with a dead raccoon on the Upper East Side, a tiny woman on Coney, David Byrne way downtown, and some big breasts in the meatpacking district. All in today’s boroughs report!
  5. neighborhood watch
    The Partial Return of City Hall ParkBorough Park: Due largely to its prolific Orthodox Jewish community, this hood holds the city’s record for most babies, pumping out an average of thirteen daily! [Fort Greene Courier via Brooklyn Record] Brooklyn Heights: Some beautiful old sgraffito façade work at 177-179 Columbia Heights will likely go unrestored due to prohibitive costs. Quel dommage. [Brooklyn Heights Blog] City Hall: After years of public pleading, City Hall Park will partially reopen in July. [Tribeca Trib via Curbed] East Village: Guess what’s arrived at that longtime mystery lot bounded by Second, Third, 13th, and 14th? Drumroll, please: It’s …a bank ad! Wow. [Curbed] Harlem: Would Langston Hughes have hung out at Starbucks? A new book finds that the uptown scene may be most compromised by the city’s increasing “suburbanization.” [City Limits via Uptown Flavor] Prospect Heights: A petition is circulating to spare the lovely 1911 Ward’s Bakery building from Atlantic Yards–related demolition. [Gowanus Lounge]