This was another week of news, events, and happenings in Park Slope. Check out the most popular articles of the week:
Park Slope Food Coop 'Heartbroken' Over Staffer's Death
Billy Donald Alexis, a “beloved” manager at the Park Slope Food Coop, has passed away. He was 58.
Members of the Coop said that Alexis "brought a warm ray of sunshine in those early hours when trucks are unloaded and shelves stocked."
Man in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Car on 4th Ave
A car hit a pedestrian while crossing Fourth Avenue, leaving the victim seriously injured on Friday, Feb. 22, FDNY officials said.
According to an FDNY spokesman, a 70-year-old man was crossing the avenue at Ninth Street when a car struck him at around 1:08 p.m.
While city parents exhaled a sigh of relief, many yellow bus drivers were still holding their breath as they returned to work Wednesday morning. After a monthlong New York City bus strike, 100 operators were not welcome back to work.
Police Blotter: Burglar Steals $20 in Change from Eighth Avenue Apartment
A burglar stole a collection of change from an apartment on Eighth Avenue Feb. 11.
The 51-year-old victim told police that he left his apartment, between Third and Fourth streets, at around 7:40 a.m. and locked his front door, but left his back window open. When he returned home at around 9:15 p.m., he found the front door unlocked and his coin collection, worth $20, was missing.