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Protesters from Extinction Rebellion. Eagle photo by Paul Stremple

Protesters promise escalating action to combat climate policy

July 15 | Paul Stremple

A newly-formed Park Slope climate advocacy group marched through Prospect Park on Saturday morning with signs, flyers and promises of escalating action. Gathering at the archway of Grand Army Plaza and marching through the park to the Ninth Street exit, the group — a chapter of environmental-activism group Extinction Rebellion —  carried props representing carbon […]

Buildings officials discuss dismantling remaining debris with Silvercup Scaffold officials.

Three injured in scaffolding collapse at Park Slope’s Mission Dolores

June 30 | Todd Maisel

The scaffolding of an under-construction condo building collapsed Sunday afternoon, sending hundreds of pounds of metal pipes and wood crashing down 10 stories into popular Park Slope pub Mission Dolores and injuring three people. Scaffolding on the penthouse portion of the 12-story building — the Parlour Residences at 243 Fourth Ave. — gave way and […]

Is the blunt instrument of a lottery the best approach to dealing with the complicated issue of segregation? Image via Pexels

OPINION: A lottery is not the answer to desegregating schools

June 20 | Lisa Chamberlain

This coming school year, Brooklyn’s District 15 is implementing a pilot project to desegregate middle schools in New York City. The primary tool for achieving this is to remove all student performance considerations and base admissions entirely on a lottery — a tactic that is being considered for other NYC middle school districts. It is […]

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