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Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 23

June 23, 2014 By Matthew Taub Special to Brooklyn Daily Eagle from Brooklyn Brief
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Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO

  • Dept. of Labor Rejects ReBar Staff’s Attempt to Recover Lost Wages [DNA]
  • VIDEO: The Fence at Brooklyn Bridge Park [BE]
  • Cam’ron and Dame Dash Are Re-Opening DUMBO Mediterranean Restaurant ‘Dish’  [CPX]
  • Dancing in spring the olde way, on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade [BE]
  • Affordable Housing Forum at St. Ann’s Church Tuesday Evening [BHB]
  • New Exhibit of Brooklyn Street Photos at Historical Society [BP]

Downtown BK

  • Police search for Danielle Selig, last seen on corner of Livingston Street, Gallatin Place [N12]
  • Community leaders get advice at ‘One Brooklyn Resource Fair [BE]

Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace

  • Ben Folds will play to crowd dressed all in white at Prospect Park fund-raiser [BP]
  • Long-running storytelling night relocates to Union Hall [BP]
  • Eagle Provisions Company Building Listed for $9M in Slope South [NYO]
  • Windsor Terrace Townhouse Asks for $1.95M [CNY]
  • Laugh away your fears with Dylan Marron at Union Hall [Metro]
  • TEEN Play in Prospect Park [Metro]
  • Swords Return to Public Statues in Places Like Grand Army Plaza as City Crime Drops [DNA]

Williamsburg & Greenpoint

  • $1,000 reward in possible bias attack in So. Williamsburg [N12]
  • Bike lane eyed for industrial Metropolitan Avenue [BP]
  • Eating Along the G Line: Nassau Ave. stop is home to doughnuts, coffee and Polish meats [DN]
  • A Tepee Flourishes, Temporarily, in Williamsburg [NYT]
  • Williamsburg Runners Prepare For Pizza-Eating Footrace [NYM]
  • Vice Has Many Media Giants Salivating, but Its Terms Will Be Rich [NYT]
  • “King Kirby,” at the Brick in Brooklyn, part of the Comic Book Theater Festival [NYT]
  • Couples Use Newtown Creek As Dog Beach [Gpters]
  • One Writer’s Adventure at the Northside Festival [BD]
  • Six Takeaways From Northside’s ‘Disrupting Transportation’ []
  • Inside Landhaus’s Permanent Location at the Woods [BKM]
  • ‘The Big Chill’ Tonight at Brooklyn Brewery [YSFEBFP]

Bay Ridge, Bath Beach, Dyker Heights & Fort Hamilton

  • Retail and Department Store, Hotel Workers Endorse Recchia [BRJ]

Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

  • 22 charged with drug trafficking following undercover investigation at Roosevelt Houses [BE]
  • Trash-can drought imposed at J, M, Z stations [BP]
  • Bed-Vyne Brew Celebrates First Year With Block Party [DNA]
  • Campaign Aims to Call Time on Bushwick Bars [DNA]
  • Video of Bushwick Wall Collapse [Animal]
  • New seven-story, 104-unit development slotted for 744 Bedford Avenue in Bed-Stuy [BBH]
  • Bed-Stuy’s Fulton Art Fair celebrates the artists of the African diaspora [BE]
  • At Bushwick Gallery, Kate Durban Talks About Disturbing Reality TV [VICE]
  • Apostrophe’s Kickstarter Video Features Lego Ravers [B+B]
  • Donut Deli, an Australian Cafe and a 7-Eleven Open in Bed-Stuy [DNA]

Bensonhurst, Gravesend, Manhattan Beach, & Sheepshead Bay

  • Bensonhurst Bands in the Basement [BP]
  • The fine art of noodle-making on 18th Avenue [BE]

Borough Park & Sunset Park

  • Searching for Home in Sunset Park, Brooklyn [NYT]
  • Sunset Park is Rising [TRD]
  • DOE Places Brooklyn Mom’s 3 Sons in Schools in 3 Different Neighborhoods [DNA]

Brighton Beach, Coney Island, & Sea Gate

  • De Blasios don costumes for annual Mermaid Parade in Coney Island [DNDNA, BVGmistVVamNY]
  • Cyclones Squeak Out One Win [BP], Then Another [BP], and Another [BP]

Brownsville, Canarsie, & East New York

  • 26-year-old Donnell Smith shot, killed at 281 Powell St. in Brownsville [N12]
  • East New York Slumlord Thrown in the Slammer After Failing to Make Basic Repairs [DN]

Clinton Hill & Fort Greene

  • Community Board Says Yeshiva Should Move to South Williamsburg [DNA, FM]
  • Fort Greene Sidewalks to be Upgraded Surrounding ‘Cultural District,’ BAM [BP]
  • Brooklyn Public House Reopens in Fort Greene [B]
  • Why Is This Fort Greene Residence All Lit Up? [6SqFt]

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, & Boerum Hill

  • Revealed: 321-325 Pacific Street [NYY]
  • Editorial: LICH’s Clumsy Closing Costed $100 Million [Crain’s]
  • At ‘Farmacy,’ soda fountains’ countertop classics make a comeback [FT]
  • “Uncontrolled Substance” at Wisteria ARTspace [BRJ]
  • Founding Principal Bids Farewell to Carroll Gardens School [DNA]

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, & Lefferts Gardens

  • Police: 3 people wanted for attempted robberies at Citibank on Utica Avenue, M&T Bank on University Avenue [N12]
  • Jewish and Black Teen Taken Into Custody Following Incident [CHI]
  • Rookie Police Officers to Get Guided Tour of Neighborhood From Residents [DNA]
  • Hit n’ Run Driver Arrested After Returning to Crash Scene [CHI]
  • A Neighborhood for the People: Our Guide to Crown Heights [BB]
  • Thousands of Lubavitchers Turn Out on Eastern Parkway for ‘an Hour With the Rebbe’ on Video [CHI]
  • At Atlantic Yards, Questions Over Vanderbilt Platform [AYR] and Permanent Railyard [AYR]

Ditmas Park, Flatbush, Kensington, & Midwood

  • Dead man found in East Flatbush apartment may have been killed by male lover: police sources [DN]
  • House tour showcases Clarendon Meadows [N12]
  • P.S. 109 students place anti-violence murals on Glenwood underpass [N12]
  • Shot Teenager Graduates In Another Step Towards Recovery [CC]
  • 66th Precinct Plainclothes Teams Catch Kensington Perps [KBK]

Flatlands, Marine Park, & Mill Basin

  • Refuse from Floyd Bennett Field is Repurposed For Art [NYT]

Gowanus & Red Hook

  • Family Claims Red Hook Man Dies of Asthma Attack After 911 Ambulance Delay [NYP]
  • Kentile Floor Sign Lights Up for Final Display [NY1]
  • What I learned About the DOB While Investigating the ‘Kentile’ Sign [WN]
  • Builders drop big bucks on Gowanus-Canal-side block [BP]
  • Michael Shannon’s Red Hook, Brooklyn, Loft Rental [NYT]
  •  La Newyorkina Re-Opens in Red Hook [ENY]


  • ‘Fastrack’ Comes to 2-3-4-5 Trains This Week [amNY]
  • Bloody start to summer as a dozen people shot over 12 hours [NYP]
  • Safest and riskiest areas of New York’s subway system [DN]
  • Weisbrod launches reorganization with new city planning chief Purnima Kapur [Crain’s]
  • Brooklyn Backs Off in New York Rent Face-Off [REW]
  • After Hurricane Sandy, 20 Months in Limbo [NYT]
  • Phony twitter accounts posing as official NYPD precinct handles [NYP]
  • Ready, set, eat! It’s Caribbean Restaurant Week in New York [DNN12]
  • Make Music New York Festival [NYT]
  • 9 Great Coworking Spaces in Brooklyn [BKM]
  • At School, Turning Good Food Into Perfectly Good Compost [NYT]
  • New York City’s Top Public Schools Need Diversity [NYTBKMBN]
  • Will Jewish Pre-Schools Comply With Secular Universal Pre-K? [C&S]
  • 93 Days of Summer: How to Spend Each Day of the Season in Brooklyn [Brokelyn]


  • Brooklyn’s new District Attorney leads the way with 8 inmate exonerations so far this year [DN]
  • Judge Upholds Policy Barring Unvaccinated Students During Illnesses [NYT]
  • Legislature Approves 25 New Family Court Judgeships [LJ]
  • DUMBO Building rejected group for developmentally disabled: suit [NYP]
  • Brooklyn “F” Train Straphanger Loses Appeal in Suit Over Hot Subway [LJ]
  • Facing Pressure From Tenant Groups, Board Is Set to Vote on a Rent Freeze [NYTN12]


  • Baptism by Fire: a Brooklyn Firefighter’s Initiation [NYT]
  • Brooklyn cleans up at architecture awards [BP]
  • Brooklyn native to star in Judge Judy-style court show [DN]
  • Questions about Bicycles, Superintendents and Rent-Stabilization [NYT]
  • Brooklyn’s Parquet Courts are touring their new album Sunbathing Animal [FT]
  • De Blasio Brings Back a Mayoral Tradition: Performing Marriages [NYT]
  • Editorial: Mayor and business getting along—for now [Crain’s]
  • Nonprofit paid for Brooklyn borough president’s trip to China [NYP]
  • Watch This Short Documentary on NYC Subway Dancers [Animal]
  • Design Your Own Fantasy Bus System [CL]

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