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Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 9

June 9, 2014 By Matthew Taub Special to Brooklyn Daily Eagle from Brooklyn Brief
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Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO

  • Levin, other Brooklyn notables celebrate HOPE graduates [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • ‘The Fence’ to Open at Brooklyn Bridge Park June 16th [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • ‘Popping the Questions’ in Brooklyn Bridge Park [Brooklyn Heights Blog]
  • 30 Vendors in Brooklyn Bridge Park for ‘Red Dish’ Competition Sunday [AmNewYork]

Downtown BK

  • Hotels a Go for Downtown [BC]
  • For Art Hub Eyebeam, It’s Goodbye to Chelsea and Hello to Downtown BK [WSJ]

Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace

  • Celebrate Brooklyn Pride on 5th Avenue This Saturday [Park Slope Stoop]
  • Celebrate Brooklyn Concert Series Helped Revive the Borough [AmNewYork]
  • Slope songster brings a new sound to old-timey styles [BP]
  • Benefit for Prospect Park Alliance Wednesday [Brooklyn Based]
  • Firefighters Discover Pot Growing Operation During Routine Call [NY1]
  • Sneak Peak at ‘Bar Chuko’ (Photos) [BK Mag]

Williamsburg & Greenpoint

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

  • When the Going Got Tough on Domino Sugar Deal, Jed Walentas of Two Trees Got Going [WSJ]
  • ‘Eyehategod’ Maintains Hopelessness and Rage While Performing at ‘Europa’ in Greenpoint [NYT]
  • ‘Northside’ Festival Starts This Week: Lineup Updates [Brooklyn Vegan]
  • Our 5 picks for this week’s Northside Innovations Festival []
  • Retail Rents Skyrocket in Williamsburg [Crain’s]
  • Chilean band ‘La Hell Gang’ sign to Brooklyn Label ‘Mexican Summer’ [Free Williamsburg]
  • Top Spots to Watch the 2014 World Cup in Greenpoint [Greenpointers]
  • Williamsburg’s 260N9 condos to launch sales in July [Real Deal]
  • Autistic teen is safe at home after disappearing from Middle School’s Williamsburg Campus [Daily News]
  • Curtis Harding plays Glasslands this week [FreeWilliamsburg]
  • ‘Bathsalts,’ Brooklyn Queer Party, Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary in Williamsburg [HuffPo]

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

  • Family of hit-run victims pleads: ‘Don’t forget our mom and sister’ [Brooklyn Eagle]

Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

  • Bed-Stuy House Pulls Off More Ridiculous Flip Than Expected [Curbed]
  • Bushwick Warehouse Likely to Fetch $34 Million [Crain’s]
  • Kicked Cat Finds New Home [DNAInfo] Leading to Wild Speculation [BK Mag]
  • Newspaper Box Covering Huge Bushwick Pothole Removed, Pothole Remains [Animal]
  • RSVP for The Orwells’ free Shea Stadium show tonight [FreeWilliamsburg]
  • Brooklyn’s Food Queen to Host a Chef Battle and Tasting in Bed-Stuy [Brooklyn Reader]

Bensonhurst, Gravesend, Manhattan Beach, & Sheepshead Bay

  • New Parking Signs Hardly Helping [Sheepshead Bites]
  • Petrosino Park At 71st Street Is A Pigsty!  [Bensonhurst Bean]
  • Bensonhurst Designer Trademarks ‘Pi’ Symbol, Receives Death Threats [BK Mag]

Borough Park & Sunset Park

  • Islamic school’s motto: We love to see you tile [BP]
  • Cloudy days ahead, all week [BK Mag]

Brighton Beach, Coney Island, & Sea Gate

  • Man stumbles into Coney Island subway station after being stabbed [Metro]
  • Some Decry Dante and Chiara in the Mermaid Parade [Sheepshead Bites]
  • Spotlight Event on $35 Million Development in Coney Tomorrow [REW]
  • 4th Annual Autism Walk in Coney [News12]

Brownsville, Carnarsie, & East New York

  • 2 Arrested in Gang Assault in Cypress Hills [News12]

Clinton Hill & Fort Greene

  • 1 Seriously Hurt, 6 Others Injured in Fort Greene Hit-and-Run Crash [NBC]
  • Letitia James Breaks City Rules With Rental Property, Records Show [DNAInfo]
  • Young Female Artists Paste Anti Sexual Harassment Messages in Fort Greene [DNAInfo]
  • Brooklyn Navy Yard Gears Up for Expansion, 1.8 Million Square Feet to be Added [6SqFt]
  • A Mix of Fact and Imagination, ‘As Seen on Radio’ at BAM [NYT]

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, & Boerum Hill

  • The Cobblers of Cobble Hill [Daily News], the High-End Versions Offensive to Natives [DieHipster]
  • Hundres Pack Sedaris Reading at Cobble Hill Bookstore [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • Drink Your Way Through the World Cup at Hunter’s in Cobble Hill [BP]
  • Profile of Store ‘By Brooklyn’ in Cobble Hill [Brooklyn Chamber]

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, & Lefferts Gardens

  • Two Shot at a Party in Lefferts Gardens [Q at Parkside]
  • ‘Barclays Effect’ Drawing Big-Name Businesses to Flatbush Avenue [DNAInfo]
  • Eminent domain, round two: state and Forest City close-mouthed as condemnation process begins for properties near arena site [AYR]
  • Tire Slashings Near Barclays Center? [FiPS]
  • In Crown Heights, Once Torn By Race Riots, a Friendly Game of Soccer [NYT]
  • PLG Residents Ask City Hall for Temporary Halt to High Rise Construction [BrownstonerCurbed]
  • Listing Goes up for New-Construction Townhomes in PLG Asking $1.875 Million [Brownstoner]
  • PLG’s 111 Clarkson Is Completely Gone [Brownstoner]
  • Serious Sushi at ‘Silver Rice’ in Crown Heights [Brooklyn Based]
  • Interview With Crown Heights State Assemblyman Karim Camara [Crown Heights Info]

Ditmas Park, Flatbush, Kensington, & Midwood

  • Fire on Caton Avenue Kills One [DPC]
  • Malaise for Unemployed Brooklyn College Students Stepping into Depressed Job Market [NYT]
  • Filming in Ditmas Park This Week [DPC]

Gowanus & Red Hook

  • 3rd Board Of Standards & Appeals Hearing On Gowanus ‘Rock And Roll Playhouse’ June 17th [PMFA]
  • Petition: Save the Kentile Sign [GYFO], or should we? [FiPS]
  • This Artisinal Gowanus Pickle Maker Pays His Employees $16 an Hour [HuffPo]


  • ‘Fastrack’ Repair to Impact ‘F’ Train Service This Week [NY1]
  • MTA Adds Service to G Train, Eliminates ‘G Train Sprint’ [NY1]
  • Residents Battle a Rainy Subway Commute [News12]
  • Still Waiting for Fios All-City Broadband Access [Crain’s]
  • A coalition to move de Blasio along on bus rapid transit [Capital]
  • A comprehensive guide on where to watch the World Cup in Brooklyn [Brokelyn]
  • ‘CityShares’ seeks to pool money to buy apartments in various neighborhoods [Crain’sReal Deal]


  • AG Schneiderman subpoenas former DA Hynes aides in state theft probe [Daily News]
  • DA Hynes’s Fall Tied to Hasidic Community [Failed Messiah via NYPD Confidential]
  • State System Failed in Case of Mentally Ill Ex-Con Stabbing Suspect [amNewYork]
  • Brooklyn kid-stabber Daniel St. Hubert was disciplined a dozen times in prison [Daily News]
  • Mother of accused Brooklyn child-stabber Daniel St. Hubert: ‘If he’s sick, it’s not his fault’ [Daily News]
  • Dozens of animal lovers show up at accused cat-kicker’s court date [Daily News]
  • Budget Hawks Demand Answers on Teachers’ Pact [Crain‘s]
  • Drivers’ Licenses for the Undocumented ‘Going Nowhere,’ Cuomo to Focus on ‘DREAM’ Act [Daily News]


  • MTA Chief Can’t Catch a Break [Crain’s]
  • Cuomo Backs ‘Overall Effort’ on Medical Marijuana [Capital]
  • Brooklyn-raised comedian Tracy Morgan ‘more responsive’ but still in critical condition [CNN]
  • Canadian Wunderkind Musician Mac Demarco Now Lives in Brooklyn [Rolling Stone]
  • Have a Cool Urban Project? Apply for the Urban Urge Award [Untapped Cities]
  • White People Problems: On Kara Walker and the Way White People Interact with Black Art [BK Mag]
  • Lana Del Rey’s Latest Song, “Brooklyn Baby,” Is a Lovely Ballad [Slate]
  • Hosting a Democratic Convention in Brooklyn Wouldn’t Be a ‘Strategic Error’ [Salon]

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