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Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 27

June 27, 2014 By Matthew Taub Special to Brooklyn Daily Eagle from Brooklyn Brief
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Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO

  • Beach Volleyball Clinic at Brooklyn Bridge Park [NYT]
  • Brooklyn Bridge Park Pop-Up Pool Opens [Brokelyn]
  • Come Cheer New York Empire, NYC’s Pro Ultimate Frisbee Team this Sunday [DNYC]
  • Q&A: Julie Golia of the Brooklyn Historical Society [BKLYNR]
  • We Just Can’t With This Elle Piece on Brooklyn Heights Fashion [BHB]

Downtown BK

  • DOT Plan to Ban Left Turns from Flatbush Onto Myrtle Ave. Moves Ahead [DNA]
  • Mapping the Masses of New Downtown Brooklyn Apartments [CNY]

Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace

  • De Niro watches World Cup with random people in Brooklyn [BI]
  • 1980s Are Back at Roller Disco Coming to Prospect Park Rink [DNA]
  • Wood-Frame Houses on 11th Street and 4th Avenue Are Completely Demolished [B]
  • The de Blasio’s Park Slope Home Will Be Available for Rent in September [CPX]

Williamsburg & Greenpoint

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  • Man drowned celebrating pal’s graduation in NYC river [NYPDN]
  • Family thanks FDNY for 7-year-old’s rescue in Williamsburg [N12]
  • Get Squeaky Clean Using Pig Fat, Brooklyn Soap Maker Says [DNA]
  • Courtshop, Jeans-Maker to Indie Rock Goddesses, Opens in its Natural Habitat: Williamsburg [NYT]
  • Functional Women’s Cycling Gear Brand Peddling Into Brooklyn [RNY]
  • Jify Shah Opens New Restaurant Next to Cameo Gallery [B+B]

Bay Ridge, Bath Beach, Dyker Heights & Fort Hamilton

  • Free yoga lessons bring 100 participants to Shore Road Park [BE]

Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

  • Brooklyn Chefs Battle it Out in ‘Iron Chef’-Style Competition [DNA]
  • In Brooklyn’s Bushwick neighborhood, street art is helping the community revive [WP]

Bensonhurst, Gravesend, Manhattan Beach, & Sheepshead Bay

  • Brooklyn Man Fatally Run Over by Tow Truck [NY1]
  • Bullet Points: Loehmann’s Seaport Plaza Expansion Postponed To Allow Community Input [SB]

Borough Park & Sunset Park

  • Brooklyn Nets’ New Training Center to Feature Indoor Pools, Roof Deck [BEDNANYPDN]
  • Old World Ice Cream Parlors in Sunset Park, Bay Ridge [NYT]
  • A Brooklyn Show Celebrates an Inventive Mind of the Midway [NYT]
  • ‘Tacos El Bronco’ in Sunset Park [NYT]

Brighton Beach, Coney Island, & Sea Gate

  • Man dies after early morning stabbing in Brighton: cops [DN]
  • Coney Island Fireworks Show Will Go On [NY1]

Brownsville, Canarsie, & East New York

  • Gunpoint robbery caught on surveillance video [NYP]
  • Crews battle fire at store on Rockaway Avenue in Brownsville [N12]
  • East New York’s Bangladeshi community struggles to make its own way [BKLYNR]
  • Skateshow at Canarsie Park this Saturday [CL]

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, & Boerum Hill

  • Minority officials and religious groups to call on state to halt LICH sale [BE]
  • Two Contiguous Properties On Smith Street Up For Grabs For $13 Million [PMFA]
  • ‘Mission Chinese’ Pop-Up at Frankies [GS]
  • Boerum Hill’s Circa Antiques Is Closing After 40 Years [BKM]

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, & Lefferts Gardens

  • Elizabeth A. Sackler to Lead Brooklyn Museum Board [NYT]
  • Plan Expedited for Affordable Housing Near Barclays Center in Brooklyn [NYT]
  • Patsy’s Pizzeria to Open Near Barclays Center by End of the Year [DNA]
  • Basketball Fans Head to Barclays Center for NBA Draft [DNA]
  • Nets Acquire Three Late Draft Picks in NBA Draft [BE]
  • Teacher is leading pre-K expansion at Crown Heights School [DN]
  • Long-Stalled Scarano Building Rising on Grand Avenue in Crown Heights [B]
  • ‘Roger That’ Community Garden Likely to be Demolished [Brokelyn]
  • Crown Heights is getting a new flea market this weekend, the Brooklyn Pop-Up Market [Brokelyn]

Ditmas Park, Flatbush, Kensington, & Midwood

  • Man Struck by Truck in Midwood [BP]

Gowanus & Red Hook

  • Free Red Hook Ferry Returns For Summer Season [NY1]
  • Daft Punk Tribute Party at the Bell House [NYT]
  • The Dark Side Gets its Due: Museum of the Morbid [NYT]
  • BK Live: Gowanus Archery [GYFO]
  • Red Hook 2024 [RHSR]
  • Editorial: Is Change Inevitable? [RHSR]


  • LIRR Labor Contract Talks Set to Resume Today [NY1]
  • Department of Education launches annual summer meal program across NYC [N12]
  • 10 Coolest Bars in Brooklyn [BI]
  • Brooklyn 4th of July guide [Brokelyn]
  • The rise and fall of Brooklyn’s most storied restaurants [BKLYNR]
  • Brooklyn’s Asian Population Surges [Crain’s]


  • Hynes ducks deposition in wrongful imprisonment case [NYP]
  • Hynes’ ex-spokesman testifies advisor held weekly meetings [NYP]
  • Brooklyn Rapper Ra Diggs Convicted of Three Murders [NY1NYPNYTDN]
  • ‘Honor killings’ daughter worked with feds to catch father making threats [NYPDN]
  • Three brothers wrongfully convicted of murder in 1980s will sue city [DN]
  • Ken Thompson Confirms Charles Hynes Shredded DA Documents [NYO]
  • Is Brooklyn’s New DA Telling The Truth? [FM]


  • Brooklyn product Russ Smith dealt to Pelicans on draft night [NYP]
  • Fresh out of the gate, two 20-somethings buy two properties [Crain’s]

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