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Brooklyn Man Says He Tricked iPhone Thief Using Dating App

A Brooklyn man now has his stolen iPhone back – after he claims he tricked the thief into meeting him through his OKCupid dating app.

01/05/2013

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Reports: Park Slope Residents Think Area Has Too Many Frozen Yogurt Shops

Frozen yogurt shops are popping up all over the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, and some residents of the community have had enough, according to published reports.

CBS New York–10/22/2012

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Report: Park Slope Neighbors Want Chicken Coop Gone

Neighbors in Park Slope, Brooklyn, have launched a petition to evict a chicken coop that recently added eight more birds to its community garden.

CBS New York–10/21/2012

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Community Board 3 Set To Vote On PARK Smart Parking Plan In Jackson Heights

The plan would increase the time limits on parking meters from one hour to two hours in some places, including 74th Street and Roosevelt Avenue. But it would also cost more.

09/29/2012

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NYC Booting Pilot Program Begins Targeting Ticket Scofflaws In Brooklyn

The city is testing out the boot program for the next three to six months with the hope that it will be more convenient for everyone. But some already want to give the boot to the boot, calling it unfair for drivers.

06/25/2012

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Security Gate Collapse In Brooklyn Raises Awareness About Potential Dangers

Meanwhile, the woman and child crushed when the gate collapsed onto the Park Slope sidewalk Thursday are out of the hospital.

06/08/2012

Officials are investigating what caused this security gate in Park Slope, Brooklyn to collapse. (credit: CBS 2)

Babysitter, Child Injured After Security Gate Crashes Down In Park Slope

Sparks flew as workers took apart and then removed the crippled steel gate. Emergency crews converged on the scene at 225 5th Avenue — outside the 5th Avenue Cat Clinic — shortly after the incident occurred around 4:15 p.m.

06/07/2012

The spot in Park Slope where a 22-year-old woman was recently attacked. (Photo credit: CBS 2)

Woman Attacked In Brooklyn, Could Be The Work Of A Serial Groper

Police fear that a serial groper may be targeting women in Brooklyn. A woman was groped on Wednesday on 16th street in Park Slope, across the street from where another woman was groped fourteen months ago.

05/23/2012

Prosecutors say Thomas Parkin (L) is seen on surveillance video dressed up like his dead mother at a DMV to renew her driver’s license. (credit: Kings County District Attorney's Office)

Brooklyn Man Who Dressed As Dead Mom To Collect SS Checks Sentenced For Fraud

Thomas Parkin was convicted May 3 on charges including grand larceny and mortgage fraud and was sentenced Monday to 13 2/3 to 41 years in prison.

05/22/2012

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Day Of Family Fun Ends In Mild Frustration, Darth Vader Given Parking Ticket In Brooklyn

Even with his loyal Storm Troopers in tow, Darth Vader could not manage to get out of a New York City parking ticket.

05/19/2012

This note has been left on a number of cars in Park Slope, Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Park Slope ‘Vigilante’ Calling Out Drivers Leaving Extra Space When Parking

Last week, stern but politely written notes began appearing on the windshields of cars that had too much space between them.

05/07/2012

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Survey Reveals Where Biggest Percentage Of Cheating Spouses In N.Y. Live

A lot of affluent towns in the Empire State are filled with spouses who are louses, according to a survey by AshleyMadison.com, a web site that caters to people looking to have discreet extramarital affairs.

04/26/2012

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Thousands Of Brooklynites Fighting To Save G Train Extension

The fight to save the G Train extension continues, and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is hearing from thousands of Brooklynites.

04/05/2012

A boy selects ice cream from a cart in Park Slope. (credit: CBS 2)

Park Slope Parents Want Ice Cream Trucks Banned To Avoid Testy Tantrums From Tots

A city agency said banning ice cream trucks would have to be done legislatively citywide or statewide. They said to ban the trucks just in Park Slope would be impossible.

04/02/2012

A sign for the Park Slope Food Coop  (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Park Slope Food Coop Votes Down Boycott Of Israeli Products

The politically-charged vote brought out the masses as the trendy food co-op conducted the vote on Tuesday night. There was both delight and disgust as the crowd of over 1,500 shot down the idea.

03/27/2012

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