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Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 2

June 2, 2014 By Matthew Taub Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle from Brooklyn Brief
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Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO

  • Bargemusic at Fulton Ferry Landing Friday [Wall Street Journal]
  • Empire Stores in DUMBO to Add Rooftop Beer Garden [BK Mag]

Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace

  • Gluten-Free Market Pops Up in Park Slope [News12]
  • Local Produce Mini Festival at the Old Stone House Saturday [Park Slope Stoop]
  • Espresso 77 Officially Opens In Former 7th Ave De Luxe Space [South Slope News]

Williamsburg & Greenpoint

  • Williamsburg Is Losing Its Eclectic Retailers [NY Post and The Real Deal]
  • Craft New York Rare Beer Festival at Brooklyn Brewery June 5th [Brooklyn Paper]
  • Greenpoint’s ‘We Are Temporary’ Plays at Glasslands Tonight [amNewYork]
  • Satmar Shuls Launch Patrols To Check For Unfiltered Smartphones, Expel Owners [Failed Messiah]
  • Hot Buns in Greenpoint! Eight Great Greenpoint Bakeries [Brokelyn]
  • Documentary about Toñita’s, South Williamsburg Puerto Rican social club, tonight (part of Bklyn Film Fest.) [New York Times]

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

News for those who live, work and play in Brooklyn and beyond

  • Safety Improvements Come to Dangerous Bay Ridge Intersection; Locals Say More is Needed [Daily News]
  • Can Indicted Michael Grimm Still Win Reelection? [Real Clear Politics]

Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

  • Ten Story Development Rises in Bushwick [Brownstoner]
  • Bushwick Collective Artists in Action [Animal]
  • There Were Rockers and Stilt Walkers at the Bushwick Collective Block Party [Bedford + Bowery]
  • Lower, a Copenhagen Band, at the Acheron in Bushwick [New York Times]

Bensonhurst, Gravesend, Manhattan Beach, & Sheepshead Bay

  • Bensonhurst’s 86th Street Festival This Sunday [Bensonhurst Bean]
  • Silver Alert: 69-Year-Old Deaf Mute Last Seen On Ocean Avenue, Avenue R [Sheepshead Bites]

Borough Park & Sunset Park

  • Lutheran Medical Center Wins Nat’l Award For Stroke Treatment Center [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • Borough Park Volunteer Drivers Harassed, Cars Impounded by TLC [Yeshiva World News]

Brighton Beach, Coney Island, & Sea Gate

  • ‘Rita’s’ Italian Ices Of Coney Island Certified Kosher, Now Closed on the Sabbath [Amusing the Zillion]

Brownsville, Carnarsie, & East New York

  • Suspect Sought After 2 Children Stabbed, 1 Fatally, in East New York [New York Times]
  • Two Teens Shot, One Stabbed in Brownsville [NY1]
  • 13 Shot in 9 Bloody Hours, Mostly in East New York [NY Post]
  • 9 People Hurt in East New York Blaze [DNAInfo]
  • Hundred Participate in Tour de Brooklyn, Cycling Through Canarsie, Elsewhere [News12]

Clinton Hill & Fort Greene

  • Who is Zephyr Teachout? A Fort Greene Native Challenging Cuomo [City & State]
  • Abandoned NYC: Admiral’s Row at Brooklyn Navy Yard [Untapped Cities]

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, & Boerum Hill

  • LICH Heads Back to Court Tuesday v. SUNY Hospital Rankings [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • With LICH in Limbo, a 20-Minute Wait for an Ambulance Leads to Death in Red Hook [Brooklyn Heights Blog]
  • Radiation Fears Poisoned LICH Talks [Brooklyn Paper]
  • Novelist Martin Amis Lives in Boerum Hill But Doesn’t Socialize [NY Post]

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, & Lefferts Gardens

  • Flatbush Homeowner Forced to Rent Apartment to Homeless Woman For Free:Suit [NY Post]
  • Anti-Violence Rally at Site of Crown Heights Shooting Tonight [BK Mag]
  • Four People Shot in Crown Heights Park Saturday [CrownHeightsInfo]
  • Performers Preparing for Caribbean Day Parade [News12]

Ditmas Park, Flatbush, Kensington, & Midwood

Flatlands, Marine Park, & Mill Basin

Gowanus & Red Hook

  • Red Hook Resident Dies After Delayed Ambulance Response [Red Hook Star-Revue]
  • Teen Fatally Struck by Vehicle in Red Hook [DNAInfo]
  • Gowanus’s Eateries’ Popularity a Mixed Blessing For Locals [GYFO]
  • A Summer Guide to Dance, Music, Drama and Art in Red Hook [DNAInfo]
  • E-Waste Facility Has Impressive Graffiti Mural in Progress [GYFO]



  • Do Brooklyn Like a Real New Yorker: By Bike [Yahoo]
  • Census Records Shed Light on Some of the Mayor’s Forebears [New York Times]
  • The Aesthetics of Decay: The Dangers of Fetishizing Faux-Poverty While Hiding Real Poverty [BK Mag]
  • Brooklyn Butcher Blocks Pushes Concrete as Countertop [Honolulu Star Advertiser]
  • Advocates Propose Priorities for NYPD Watchdog [Metro]

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