Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 19

June 19, 2014 By Matthew Taub Special to Brooklyn Daily Eagle from Brooklyn Brief
Bensonhurst has many attractions, including this lovely horse

Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO

  • 1,000-Foot-Long Photo Installation Unveiled at Brooklyn Bridge Park [DNA]
  • Velasquez Challenger Jeff Kurzon Has An Interesting Idea About the Clark Street Subway Station in Brooklyn Heights [BHB]
  • Standish Under New Ownership, What’s Next? [BHB]

Downtown BK

  • Brooklyn Kids Block Party Thursday at Albee Square in Downtown Brooklyn [McB]
  • ‘Ohio Players’ Play Lunchtime Show in MetroTech Commons [NYT]
  • ‘One Brooklyn Resource Fair’ at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Thursday, June 19 [McB]

Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace

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  • 4th Avenue Is Getting Safer, According To Statistics [SSN]
  • Another Grocery Store Bites the Dust on 7th [FiPS]
  • Grand Army blaster: Hundreds of musicians will perform on library steps [BP]
  • Roasting Up A Personal Coffee Experience With Parkside [SSN]
  • Playtime In Park Slope: Upcoming Children’s Events [PSS]

Williamsburg & Greenpoint

  • Greenpoint Commuters Concerned They’ll Be Without Both Ferry and G-Train [NY1]
  • Massive Sinkhole on Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg [News12CBS]
  • Three Stalled Waterfront Developments Request Renewals to Build [DNA]
  • Meadowsweet, from the Former Chef at Dressler, Opens at Same Williamsburg Spot [NYTB+BNYM]
  • Lengua taco from Tacos Morelos [VV]
  • ‘Frankenfood’ on Bedford Ave [FW] Is Not That Bad [NYO]
  • New Williamsburg Early Childhood Center to Put Focus on Autism [DNA]
  • Printhouse Lofts are Ready to Make Their Mark on the Williamsburg Real Estate Scene [6SqFt]
  • Polo Dobkin’s Meadowsweet Opens [ENY]
  • Brooklyn Night Bazaar is being taken over by Chouffe Fest; Win a Ticket [Gpters]
  • You Can Now Win Studio Space Inside the Williamsburgh Library [AFC]
  • Video: Behind-The-Scenes At The Best Williamsburg Pizza Party Ever [Gmist]
  • Say Egészségedre! To Roebling Tea Room’s New Patio [BB]
  • The Secret Behind the Meat Hook’s Unique Escabeche [VV]
  • Saltie Dinner at Achilles Heel [ENY]
  • Top Outdoor Dining Spots for Embracing Summer in Greenpoint [Gpters]
  • A Grub Crawl Through Greenpoint [BB]
  • Grand Grand Street Block Parties, June 21 & 28 [BCC]

Bay Ridge, Bath Beach, Dyker Heights & Fort Hamilton

  • Inside Brooklyn’s Meticulous, Hand-Crafted Gingerbread House [Curbed]
  • Hipsters Moving to Bay Ridge and Other ‘Farthest Reaches’ of Brooklyn [BINYP]
  • “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” at Owl’s Head Overlook Sunday [BEBRJ]

Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

  • New Doc: Has a Bushwick Man Served 29 Years For a Murder He Didn’t Commit? [B+B]
  • Salute pizza and garage rock in Bushwick at this weekend’s Pizza Fest [Brokelyn]
  • ‘The Passion of Kim Kardashian’ Comes to Bushwick [Animal]
  • Bushwick Goes Basic: Old Stanley’s Bar [L]
  • New seven-story, 104-unit development slotted for 744 Bedford Avenue in Bed-Stuy [BBH]
  • Permits filed for 292-294 Quincy Street [BBH]
  • Ed Lewis, Man Behind ‘Essence’ Mag, to Hold Book Signing in Restoration Plaza [BR]

Bensonhurst, Gravesend, Manhattan Beach, & Sheepshead Bay

  • P.S. 254 Cafeteria Renamed Mary Colgan Cafe After Passing Of Longtime School Aide [SB]
  • Italian? Chinese? Either way, notable noodles on 18th Avenue [BE]
  • Ciao, bella! The prettiest pastries this side of Palermo [BE]
  • King of the Sausage’ reigns on 18th Avenue [BE]

Borough Park & Sunset Park

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  • Chinese Investors Planning Mall, Hotel And More At Development Site On Sunset Park [BB]
  • Brooklyn Board Steamed Over Missing Bush Terminal Pier Park [BB]

Brighton Beach, Coney Island, & Sea Gate

  • FDNY Rescues Man Who Jumped Off Coney Pier [NYPDN]
  • Go Backstage With Coney Island’s Sideshow Performers [VV]
  • Students and seniors sing and shimmy through ‘Grease [BC]
  • 2014 Mermaid Parade Poster [CIUSA]
  • Favorite Spots to Photograph the Mermaid Parade [ATZ]

Brownsville, Canarsie, & East New York

  • Seventh Grader Designs Canarsie Merchants’ Association’s New Logo [CC]
  • Multiple Shootings Within Hours on Canarsie Streets [CC]
  • Brownsville, Murder Capital USA, Where Shootings are a Way of Life [NYM]
  • One-on-One Mortgage Counseling July 16th [CL]
  • LI Man Arraigned on Charges Connected to Fatal ENY Crash [NY1]
  • Celebrating “Superman” – Family Remembers Their Beloved Son [CC]
  • New Hoops Team in the ‘Hood [BC]

Clinton Hill & Fort Greene

  • Upswing in Bicycle Thefts Hits Fort Greene and Clinton Hill [DNA]
  • Brooklyn Cultural District Near BAM Will Get Makeover [Crain’s]
  • Debuts Distinguish BAM Cinemafest 2014 [HA]
  • Dior Cruise’s Collection at the Brooklyn Navy Yard [NYT]
  • Clinton Hill Development Site Wants $12 Million [‘Stoner]
  • Can’t Fake the Funk: Style in Clinton Hill [NYT]
  • Fort Greene Fixer Upper in Contract for $3.2 Million [‘Stoner]
  • The Hip Goes Pastoral on the Brooklyn Grange, atop the Navy Yard [NYM]

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, & Boerum Hill

  • Atlantic Avenue Site Trades for $7.75M [NYO]
  • Andy Spade Debuts Home Store on Atlantic Avenue [‘Stoner]
  • Take Root to Offer Special Vegetarian Menu Next Month [NYM]

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, & Lefferts Gardens

  • Shootings on the Rise in Crown Heights, NYPD Stats Show [DNA]
  • Punk Rock Frontman Nabs Prospect Heights Townhouse for $3.33 M [NYO]
  • Judge Lifts Temporary Restraining Order on Construction of PLG Tower [‘StonerDNQAP]
  • At Atlantic Yards, Late-Night Lights [AYR] and a Busy Week Ahead in the Courts [AYR]
  • ‘Rebbe’ Hits NYT Bestseller List as 20th Anniversary of Chabad Leader’s Death Nears [CHIBR]
  • Brooklyn Bell’s The Local Is Scooping Ice Cream in Crown Heights [VV]

Ditmas Park, Flatbush, Kensington, & Midwood

  • Go Mollusk Mad This Summer With Oyster & Clam Bakes At Sycamore [DPC]

Flatlands, Marine Park, & Mill Basin

  • Antique Car Show Takes Over Floyd Bennett Field [SB]
  • Emergency services workers teach kids importance of safety [BC]
  • The Clandestine Naval Battle of Mau Mau Island in Brooklyn [UC]

Gowanus & Red Hook

  • Board of Standards and Appeals Again Delays Vote on Fate of 280 Bond Street [PMFA]
  • Find Complex, Hop-Centric Brews at Other Half Brewing Company [VV]
  • Ample Hills’ Brian Smith Explains Their ‘It Came From Gowanus’ Ice Cream [NYM]
  • 80s-era clothes for sale in Gowanus resulting from cancelled TV show [Brokelyn]

Borough-Wide

  • Brooklyn Film Festival: A Recap of the Best Films [Gpters]
  • Crime Blotter Across the Borough [BC]
  • Green Taxis Gaining Ground [WSJ]
  • As City Plans Payphone WiFi, Council Members Wary of Monopoly [GG]
  • Power Outage Delayed All Subways Yesterday [NYMGkr]
  • Brooklyn Saw Hottest Day Of the Year Yesterday [N12]
  • Brooklyn Tenants, Landlords Weigh In on Proposed Hikes at Rent Guidelines Board Hearing [NY1N12]
  • City Council Approves 25 m.p.h. Speed Limit [N12]
  • Thanks to Albany and NYPD, Careless Driving Law Will Keep Gathering Dust [SB]
  • NYPD Is Ticketing More Drivers for Speeding on Neighborhood Streets [SB]
  • Fire Department Now Responding to All Gas Odor Calls [NYT]
  • Department of Sanitation removing some trash bins to reduce illegal street dumping [N12]
  • Best North Brooklyn Dog Runs and Off-Leash Areas [Brokelyn]
  • Here are all of your 2014 free outdoor summer movies in Brooklyn [Brokelyn, Nabe]
  • Now Hiring in Brooklyn: Museum of Sex, Popular Science, and more! [Brokelyn]
  • 8 Spots For an Outdoor Lunch Break in Brooklyn [Brokelyn]

Courts

  • Jonathan Fleming, Wrongly Imprisoned for 25 Years, Sues for $162M [DNVVCmplx]
  • Man Who Threw Bleach at Outspoken Rabbi Asks for Forgiveness at Sentencing [DNA]
  • Gowanus Rappers’ Lyrics and Lifestyles Scrutinized in Murder Case [NYT]
  • Judge: Indictment Stands for Five Hasidic Men Accused of Gang Assault in Brooklyn [NY1]
  • City Settled With Pair Who Refuses to Surrender White Castle Sliders to Cops [NYP]
  • Family of man wrongly jailed for murder of rabbi sues for $15M [NYP]
  • New York pet owners can now be buried with their deceased pets [DN]
  • Ex-Assemblyman Vito Lopez refuses to pay $330G fine for sexually harassing female staff members [DNNYT]
  • Brooklyn Man Forfeits Sports Memorabilia to repay Indiana University for Fraud Scheme [IC]
  • Brooklyn Defendant Did Not Consent to New Juror, Appellate Panel Finds [LJ]
  • Those Challenging Unfair Stop-and-Frisks Can Sue Individual Police Officers, Judge Rules [BR]

Miscellaneous

  • Who Lives in Rent-Regulated Housing? [NYO]
  • The ‘Hood Kids Are All Right: Why ‘Inner-City’ Doesn’t Always Mean a Tragic Ending [6SqFt]
  • Scotch With a Brooklyn Flavor [NYTNYM]
  • ‘Kill Switch’ Reducing iPhone Thefts [AnimalNYT]
  • Striking Photos of Brooklyn as Seen From Elevated Subway Lines [FW]
  • Governor Cuomo is a Big Pussy on Medical Weed Bill [Animal]
  • New York City ranks high in wrinkle study thanks to long commutes, high stress [DN]
  • Brooklyn Entrepreneur Learns to Keep His New Business From Devouring His Finance [Money]
  • Betony Manager Allegedly Tried To Sicken Waitress With Fish Sauce: Court Docs [CNS]
  • Mad Libs: New York Times Real Estate Edition [HP]
  • What is Juneteenth, and Why Do We Celebrate it? [BR]
  • Take a Ride to Coney Island on Vintage Subway Cars on July 12 [McB]

UPDATED: DNC Convention in Brooklyn?

  • Absolutely! [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • Okay, Sure [NY Post]
  • No Way [Brokelyn]
  • Yes, Despite Some Serious Reservations [NYO]
  • Could be Good, Could be Bad, Might Not Matter at All [SFG]
  • It would be ‘cool’ [AP]
  • Don’t Believe the Brooklyn Hype [DN] (Goes Beyond DNC Issue)
  • The Politicians Sure Like it [amNYNYO] *(New)

Obituaries

  • Daniel Keyes, Brooklyn-Born Author of ‘Flowers for Algernon,’ Dead at 86 [NY1, NYT]

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