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Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for May 23

May 23, 2014 By Matthew Taub Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO

  • 2 NYPD rescues Brooklyn Bridge jumper in dangerous mission [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • First Couple Sues For Ruined Nuptials By ReBar Owner [DNAInfo]
  • A Comet Rendering Will Land in Brooklyn Bridge Park [NY Post]
  • 51 Jay Street Conversion to Have Up to 90 Apartments [DUMBO NYC]
  • Startup Tinybop moving from Boerum Hill to DUMBO [Crain’s]
  • Call Me Halal: Palatable Advice Straight from the Streets of Downtown Brooklyn [6sqft]

Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace

  • City Beaches Open Memorial Day & NYC Beach Bus Will Take You There From Park Slope [Park Slope Stoop]

Williamsburg & Greenpoint

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  • Strategies for Smorgasburg [WNYC]
  • Williamsburg Salon Offering Butt Facials to Improve Butt Selfies [Complex]
  • 2 From Brooklyn Included in Haredi Jews Indicted In Divorce-Compelling Kidnap Conspiracy – All Face Possible Life In Prison [Failed Messiah]
  • Large canvas tepee in Havemeyer Park [Brooklyn Paper]
  • Local Chinese developer snags stake in $49M Greenpoint site [The Real Deal]
  • Williamsburg Fitness Co. Brooklyn Crew working out Manhattan expansion [Crain’s]

Bay Ridge, Bath Beach, Dyker Heights & Fort Hamilton:

  • Bay Ridge Teacher Accused of Brownstone Break-Ins [Daily News]
  • Attempted Arborcide on Bay Ridge’s 5th Avenue Caught on Video [Brooklyn Courier]

Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

  • Start-Up ‘LiveStream’ Headed to 3rd Ward’s Old Space in Bushwick [New York Times]
  • Interfaith Hospital Bankruptcy Hearing Postponed [DNAInfo]
  • Council Member Unveils New Breastfeeding Station in Bed-Stuy [DNAInfo]
  • Occult bookstore in Bushwick is hosting a 24-hour variety show [Brooklyn Courier]
  • Central Station, Late Night Food Source, Opening in Bushwick [Bushwick Daily]

Bensonhurst, Gravesend, Manhattan Beach, & Sheepshead Bay

  • Brooklyn’s Second Chinatown Expands in Bensonhurst [NY1]
  • Gravesend teacher poisoned by kids is ill, ‘traumatized’ [Daily News]

Brighton Beach, Coney Island, & Sea Gate

  • White Castle Sliders Coming to Coney Island [Amusing the Zillion]
  • Coney Island’s Luna Park set to open Memorial Day weekend [News12]
  • Coney Island History Project opens a photo exhibit [Brooklyn Courier]

Brownsville, Carnarsie, & East New York

  • A Prisoner’s Unflagging Claim of Innocence For an East New York Crime [New York Times]
  • East New York one of 15 Neighborhoods to be Re-zones for De Blasio Housing Plan [The Real Deal]
  • Canarsie’s Outreach Organization Faces Some Stale Conditions [Canarsie Courier]
  • Canarsie Girls Wrestling Coach Earns Coach of the Year Award [Canarsie Courier]

Clinton Hill & Fort Greene

  • ‘Fight Club’ Outside Atlantic Center Mall Eyed by NYPD [DNAInfo]
  • Navy Yard Received National Landmark Status [NY1]
  • Free Biking Classes in Fort Greene [The Nabe]

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, & Boerum Hill

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, & Lefferts Gardens

  • A Prospect Heights Teenager Has Disappeared, Family and Police Ask for Help [BK Mag via Park Slope Stoop]
  • Hasidic Building in Crown Heights Had Safety Code Violation That Likey Contributed To Child’s Fall, Death [Failed Messiah]
  • Video shows suspect wanted in anti-Semitic graffiti in Crown Heights [News12]

Ditmas Park, Flatbush, Kensington, & Midwood

  • Free Memorial Day Concert at Greenwood Cemetery [KensingtonBK]

Flatlands, Marine Park, & Mill Basin

Gowanus & Red Hook

  • Picture of Driver Wanted in Hit-and-Run Earlier This Month [GYFO]
  • Gowanus Historic District Status Shot Down [GYFO]


  • Many drivers ticketed in Brooklyn during 48-hour speeding crackdown [News12]
  • The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Weekend [Village Voice]
  • 13 Things to Do This Weekend [Brokelyn]
  • Outdoor Drinks: Great Bars For Huge Groups [Brooklyn Based]
  • Meet Spinlister, Or Airbnb For Bikes [BK Mag]


  • Lawsuit: Brooklyn Law School Staffer Fired for Getting Pregnant [NY Post]
  • ReBar Owner Pleads Not Guilty [Wall Street Journal]
  • ReBar Owner Prosecuted for Tax Evasion, Not Stolen Deposits [Brooklyn Paper]


  • Robin Williams Stars in ‘The Angriest Man in Brooklyn’ [New York Times]
  • ‘Knockout’ Assault Victim’s Friends Chase Down Brooklyn Suspect [NY Post]
  • Nets star Deron Williams to undergo surgery on BOTH ankles [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • Art Follows Food on Four Wheels [Brooklyn Based]
  • Cyclists and Red Lights: Actually, It’s Complicated [Brooklyn Spoke]

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