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Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for May 29

May 29, 2014 By Matthew Taub Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO

Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace

Williamsburg & Greenpoint

  • Williamsburg Shop ‘Dr. Cow’ Makes Vegan Friendly Cheese (No Dairy) [News12]
  • Sage Music to Offer Summer Camp for Neighborhood Kids [Greenpoint Gazette]
  • Greenpoint’s Old and New Residents Mix it Up [Crain’s]
  • Two Trees Unveils Murals Along Domino Sugar Factory Walls [Greenpoint Gazette]
  • A Response to the “Greenpoint Lonely Boy” Stereotype [Greenpointers]
  • W’burg Mom Claims She & Kids Were Purposefully Locked in McCarren Bathroom [Brooklyn Paper]

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

  • Former Marine Arrested on R train in Bay Ridge with Stolen Weapons [DNAInfo] after being with the cache on a local bus [NY Post]
  • Belt Parkway At Bay Ridge Avenue To Lose A Lane For 1.5 Years, Beginning Tomorrow [Bensonhurst Bean]
  • Bay Ridge Community Coming Together to Try and Save Resident With Leukemia [NY1]
  • Major Bay Parkway Promenade Rehabilitation Now Underway [Bensonhurst Bean]

Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

Bensonhurst, Gravesend, Manhattan Beach, & Sheepshead Bay

  • Cop arrested for drunk driving in Gravesend refuses to take Breathalyzer test [Daily News]
  • Sheepshead Resident Ariel Jasper Leads Fight To Legalize Ferret Ownership [Sheepshead Bites]
  • Community Board pans traffic safety plan for Ocean Parkway [Brooklyn Courier]

Borough Park & Sunset Park

  • Approximately 10,000 Women Attend Anti-Internet ‘Asifa’ (Protest/Boycott) In Boro Park Wednesday Evening [Yeshiva World News]

Brighton Beach, Coney Island, & Sea Gate

  • Q&A with Alberto Zamperla, designer of Coney Island’s new roller coaster [Metro]
  • The Thunderbolt, Coney’s New Rollercoaster, By the Numbers [Metro]
  • Fire union official: NYPD officer Dennis Guerra could have been saved during Coney Island fire [News12]

Brownsville, Carnarsie, & East New York

  • Alleged cohort of dead Brooklyn carjacker who targeted retired cop charged with robbery [Daily News]
  • Bratton sacks detective who accidentally shot partner while drinking [Daily News]
  • Random attack on L train leaves 69-year-old woman in a coma; suspect has psychiatric history [Daily News]
  • ENY Teen Mom, 14-month-old son missing [News12]
  • Popular Caribbean Soccer Tournament Kicks Off Festivities In ENY [Canarsie Courier]

Clinton Hill & Fort Greene

  • Spike Lee Retrospective at BAM Features Rare Film About Bed-Stuy Barbershop [DNAInfo]
  • Department of Transportation plans Park Avenue safety changes in Clinton Hill [News12]
  • BAM’s ‘Next Wave’ Festival to Include WikiLeaks Drama [Wall Street Journal]
  • Brooklyn Navy Yard Exhibit Showcases the Former Naval Site’s Industrial Growth [TheNabe]
  • ‘Glow in the Dark’ Yoga in Fort Greene Park [Brooklyn Based]

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, & Boerum Hill

  • SUNY ends talks with Peebles to buy Long Island College Hospital; Fortis next up [Brooklyn Eagle and Cobble Hill Blog]
  • Deals on Wallpaper, Rugs, Pillows and More in Boerum Hill [New York Times]
  • The Condo Store: a New Type of Retailer on Court Street [PMFA]
  • ‘Mission Chinese’ Pop-Up in Carroll Gardens Lives Up to the Hype [BK Mag]

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, & Lefferts Gardens

  • Parents Boycotting Standardized Test for Prospect Heights Third-Graders [DNAInfo]
  • Hawthorne Street townhouses look to rebrand Lefferts Gardens neighborhood [The Real Deal]
  • Borough President Adams a No-Show At Chabad Crown Heights Dinner Honoring Him [Failed Messiah]
  • Architects to Show Off ‘Alternatives’ to Atlantic Yards [Real Estate Weekly]

Ditmas Park, Flatbush, Kensington, & Midwood

  • Are They Nuts? Peanut Farmers in Weeksville and Kensington [New York Times]

Flatlands, Marine Park, & Mill Basin

  • $30 Million Miami-Esqe Mansion in Mill Basin Switches Brokers [Curbed]

Gowanus & Red Hook

  • Fire at 345 Carroll Street Construction Site [GYFO]


  • Changed Along the F & G This Weekend [KensingtonBK]
  • Shuttle Buses On The 2 & 4, F Express, No G & More Weekend Subway Advisories [Park Slope Stoop]
  • The best of the worst of the AirBnb Brooklyn neighborhood guides [Brokelyn]
  • City Council expected to pass traffic safety legislation [News12]
  • Nonprofit Preschools Struggling to Stay Afloat Despite Mayor’s Pre-K Push [DNAInfo]
  • Deputy Mayor Says Pre-K Will Add Billions to the Economy [Crain’s]
  • City Faces Million in Rents for Charters Moved Out of Public Schools [Wall Street Journal]
  • Council Members Combat ‘Predatory Equity’ Purchases of Affordable Housing Units in Large Developments [The Real Deal]
  • Politicians Albanese and Lander Get In Twitter-War Over Stop-and-Frisk [NY Post]
  • Soaked: Three Brooklyn Hospitals are Water Bill Deadbeats [Daily News]
  • Local Pols Pressing Schools Chancellor to Support Free Lunch Program [News12]
  • Students ask Mayor to Respond to Call for Black History in our Schools [Our Time]
  • Brooklyn Film Festival Rolls With International Flavors [Wall Street Journal]
  • Jersey City Plans Rival 4th of July Fireworks [Gothamist]


  • With Distancing, and a Zeal for Fair Trials, a Midwood Lawyer Defends Terrorism Suspects [New York Times]
  • Brooklyn Congressman Jeffries to NYPD: Stop Pot Arrests [Animal]


  • Andrew Sullivan Calls His Brief Stay in Brooklyn A “Chaotic, Fetid Monument To Incompetence” [Gothamist]
  • Brooklyn novelist tries biking into Manhattan, calls it “hell on wheels” [6SqFt]
  • Income Inequality is Getting Worse, According to Survey [am New York]
  • De Blasio Skips His Cue to Speak Out Against Orthodox Jews’ Condemnation of Others, Protection of Sexual Abusers [New York Times]
  • Medical Marijuana Passes State Assembly, With Some South Brooklyn Members Opposing [Staten Island Advance]
  • Here are the Pro-Marijuana Ads Airing in New York [Animal]

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