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Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 26

June 26, 2014 By Matthew Taub Special to Brooklyn Daily Eagle from Brooklyn Brief
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Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO

  • Brooklyn Bridge Park announces new board member Amelia Wilson [BE]
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pop-Up Pool to Open this Week [DNA]
  • Etsy Takes Brooklyn [NYO]
  • Dabney Lee Sample Sale in Dumbo [DNYC]
  • Before DUMBO Had a Dumb Name: Eamon Loingsigh’s New Novel References the Neighborhood’s Seamy Past [6SqFt]

Downtown BK

  • NYU-Poly says spill was a not-so-toxic chemical [BP]
  • Here’s What the Massive Building Replacing Big Parking Garage Downtown Will Look Like [B]
  • NYU will ‘transform’ old MTA HQ downtown [CNY], then scales down its plans [Crain’s]
  • Low-Income Tenants Fighting Eviction Get $5M for Legal Help [DNA]

Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace

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  • Park Slopers griping over plan to turn massive parking garage into housing and retail complex [DN]
  • Meeting on Slope Parking Garage Tonight [PSS]
  • GreenSpace On 4th Avenue To Open At Long Last [PSS]
  • Eleven Consignment Boutique to Open New Location Across the Street [HPS]
  • House of ‘First Family’ Available Soon For $6,500 / mo. [FiPSBKM]
  • Foer-Krauss Compound Chops Price by $1.5 Million, Relists With More Photos [BCNY]
  • Tasty Tacos To Go At 5th Ave’s Jalapeño King [SSN]
  • Warner Brothers Cheaps Out on President Street Block Association [FiPS]
  • “Warpaint” and “Yellowbirds” at Prospect Park Bandshell Tonight [NYT]
  • Fireworks & The Philharmonic For Free At Prospect Park July 9 [DPC]

Williamsburg & Greenpoint

  • Police Searching for East River Swimmer Swept Away by Current [DNA]
  • W’burg board: One-way a no-go for Wallabout Street [BP]
  • Pol: Bill to save W’burg community center dead, but DeBlasio has joined the cause [BP]
  • Organic Cafe Headed to Union Avenue Luxury Block [DNA]
  • Scoreboard made of cars beams World Cup results from Greenpoint [DN]
  • Artworks hand-carried from Cuba for Brooklyn show [DN]
  • Starbucks is Coming to Williamsburg [DNA]
  • Watch the 1991 short film that predicted the future of Williamsburg [FW]
  • Self-Service Pet Wash Offers Space for People to Bathe Their Dogs [DNA]
  • Space and Shakespeare will collide at Word bookstore [BC]
  • Why Peter Pan Is the Best Doughnut Shop in the City [VV]
  • In Williamsburg, A Hidden Refuge For the Undocumented and Incurable [B+B]
  • 15 Awesome Discoveries From the Greenpoint Grub Crawl [Gpters]
  • Greenpoint Weekend Arts Guide [Gpters]
  • Greenpoint’s Alex Karpovsky, of Girls, Notoriety, Profiled [NYM]

Bay Ridge, Bath Beach, Dyker Heights & Fort Hamilton

  • Google asks Fontbonne Hall Academy to test new product [BE]
  • Dyker Heights Houses Have Hot-Weather Charm, Sell For Big Bucks [BE]
  • Dyker Heights mansion price-tagged at $7 million [BE]
  • Majestic menageries on Dyker Heights lawns [BE]
  • Sum, Sum, Summertime eye candy … in Dyker Heights [BE]
  • Congress Recommends Ethics Probe of Grimm [BEVV]
  • OPINION: Bay Ridge—a Brooklyn success story [BE]

Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

  • Spike Lee Celebrates ‘Do the Right Thing’ With Bed-Stuy Block Party [DNA]
  • Bed-Stuy Director Tapped to Tour Italy as Part of Film Festival [DNA]
  • Bed Stuy Brownstone Goes for $1.65 Million at Kings County Public Auction [B]
  • New 42-unit project bound for 810 Flushing Avenue in Bushwick [BBH]
  • Bushwick commercial building trades for $20.8M [TRD]
  • How Is Life at Bushwick’s Most Controversial New Building, Colony 1209? [BD]
  • Pool Tables I Have Known (Requiem for Wreck Room Bar) [BD]
  • Autopsy Shows Bushwick Fashion Designer Jay Ott Drowned [WWD]
  • Bushwick’s New Venue, Palisades: ‘It’s Everyone’s Scene’ [B+B]

Bensonhurst, Gravesend, Manhattan Beach, & Sheepshead Bay

  • Man Crushed To Death By Tow Truck On Brigham Street [SB]
  • Drunk Driver Crashes Into Coney Island Avenue Storefront [SB]
  • DOT To Install Speed Bumps On Van Sicklen Street Near P.S. 95 [BB]
  • Colton says city’s trash plant plan is ‘not progressive’ [BE]
  • Sooo Delicious Food Court Opens On Bath Avenue, Replacing Casa Calamari [BB]

Borough Park & Sunset Park

  • Child Struck By Police Vehicle In Borough Park [BB]
  • Martense Lane Rock reappears in Sunset Park [N12]
  • Tattoos, Artisanal Food and the Nets: Industry City Is Brooklyn’s ‘It’ Spot [DNA]
  • Green-Wood’s Our Town and the “Voodoo of Location” [L]
  • Brooklyn Nets Training Facility Planned For sunset Park [CNY]

Brighton Beach, Coney Island, & Sea Gate

  • Cyclones Back on Top! [BP]
  • Video Montages From the Mermaid Parade [BEVV]
  • Marina Abramović-Themed Burlesque Comes to Coney Island [Animal]
  • The Cyclone’s 87th Birthday is Today [BTS]
  • Concrete Boardwalk Better For Storms, Says Sandy Recovery Head [SB]

Brownsville, Canarsie, & East New York

  • Superb Play And Intense Squabbles Were The Story Of Caribbean Cup Play [CC]
  • Students Learn About Teamwork At Track And Field Day [CC]
  • Possible Stabbing Near 69th Precinct [CC]
  • Cadillac Crash on Church Avenue Injures Child [CC]

Clinton Hill & Fort Greene

  • Taxi drivers team up to take down alleged Fort Greene pee bandit [BP]
  • Navy Yard’s new chairman has eye on tech jobs [Crain’s]
  • Duplex Clinton Hill Condo at Bed-Stuy Bargain Price [BKTTF]
  • Teachout: Cuomo thinks small on infrastructure [CapNY]
  • Meet Brooklyn’s Newest Small-Batch Sriracha: Ft. Greene Farms [B+B]

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, & Boerum Hill

  • SUNY board officially approves sale of Long Island College Hospital to Fortis [BEN12, Crain’s]
  • Man Decapitated by Tractor Trailer While Fleeing Police, Witnesses Say [BEN12BP,DNADNNYPNY1]
  • Cobble Hill’s last gas station likely doomed [BP]
  • ‘Hey Bartender’ on Showtime Portrays Julie Reiner of Clover Club in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn [NYT]

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, & Lefferts Gardens

  • MTA Approves Forest City’s Changes to Atlantic Yards Plan [AYR]
  • Lots of Bike Corrals Planned for Prospect Heights [B]
  • Crown Heights’ CB9 Votes in New Chairman [DNA]
  • Brooklyn Museum Fountain to Get Musical Accompaniment Through Contest [DNA]
  • ‘Aaron Swartz’ documentary paints late Crown Heights hacker as a hero [NYP]
  • Nets are caught in the Draft [BENYP]
  • Dixon Is Buyer Behind Record-Setting Sales in Crown Heights, Bed Stuy [B]
  • Flatbush Avenue Street Fair This Sunday [DPC]

Ditmas Park, Flatbush, Kensington, & Midwood

  • Cops Searching For Missing 12-Year-Old Naomi Williams [DPC]
  • Anti-Violence Art Installation Comes To East Flatbush [CC]
  • Compost For Brooklyn’s Iced Tea Party This Saturday [DPC]
  • Neighbors Spruce Up Q Gardens [DPC]
  • Tree Care Event This Sunday [DPC]
  • Lea Expands Menu To Offer Breakfast And Lunch [DPC]
  • Free Screening Of ‘TINY’ Documentary At All Souls Bethlehem Church This Friday [KBK]

Gowanus & Red Hook

  • $90,000 in cash and illegal cigarette contraband seized in Brooklyn bust [BEDN]
  • Gowanus activists to Ladner at Planning Meeting: You’re not listening! [PMFABP]
  • Free Ferry From Red Hook to Manhattan Back Saturday [Brokelyn]
  • Spaceworks offers affordable public space for artists to create and showcase their work [N12]
  • Museum of Morbid Anatomy Opens Saturday with Exhibit on Mourning [DNABP]
  • Smith-Ninth mosaic signs still cardboard after a year [BP]
  • Storytelling Workshop for Toddlers Comes to Red Hook Library [DNA]
  • Morbid Anatomy’s Divya Anantharaman Shows Us DIY Taxidermy [B+B]


  • NYPD Investigating Complaints of Credit Card Fraud Following Muni Meter Use [NY1]
  • The 9 Best Kept Secrets in Brooklyn [L]
  • HomeCanvasr Aims to Show Brooklyn Buyers ‘Secret’ Listings [CNY]
  • Where to Eat Near the F Train: From Coney Island to Forest Hills [Z]
  • Where to Shake it This Summer: Five (Nearly) Free Dance Parties [BB]
  • More Traffic Cameras Coming [WNYC]
  • 16 Ways to Spend Your Weekend [Brokelyn]
  • Where to Watch the 4th of July Fireworks in Brooklyn [Brokelyn]


  • Toll Collector Pocketed $24K by Replacing Cash With Counterfeit Bills: DA [DNANYPBE]
  • Daughter testifies against her father, who’s accused of plotting the murders of her lover’s family in Pakistan [DN, NYP] 
  • Grimm’s ex repped by embattled pol’s pals in fraud case [NYP]
  • Pair of developers facing third lawsuit — but similar allegations — over defective loft construction [TRD]
  • Senior Brooklyn-Born U.S. Prosecutor Who Fought Wall St. Is Departing [NYT]
  • Brooklyn Family Court celebrates LGBTQ families during Pride Month [BE]


  • Nadler says closing loophole will end NSA’s ‘backdoor searches’ of U.S. citizens [BE]
  • GrubHub says Brooklyn has best food delivery tippers in NYC [N12]
  • Chamber of Commerce launches ‘Brooklyn Made’ seal for local goods [N12]
  • Mark-Viverito gives large chunks of funds to projects of allies from Brooklyn, elsewhere [NYP]
  • TerraCRG’s Ofer Cohen on Brooklyn Rezoning, Retail and a Revitalized Condo Market [Crain’s]
  • Should Children Be Allowed in Bars? [DPC]
  • Piling Up: What’s Your Take On Catalog Deliveries? [DPC]
  • Cops: Watch out for the green dot [BP]
  • Why It’s Become More Tempting Than Ever for Chefs to Leave New York [Gmist]
  • Undocumented New Yorkers Will Get City ID Cards [Gmist]
  • Soda Ban Has Burped Its Last: NYC Loses Final Appeal [Gmist], De Blasio Disappointed [CapNY]

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