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Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 30

June 30, 2014 By Matthew Taub Special to Brooklyn Daily Eagle from Brooklyn Brief
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Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO

  • 3 Firefighters Treated for Minor Injuries in Cobble Hill Fire [BHB]
  • Graffiti Artist Strikes Again at Fruit Street Sitting Area [BHB]
  • Grace Church parishioner artist depicts Coast Guard at work [BE]
  • Watch Our Video Preview of the New Roller Rink at Brooklyn Bridge Pier 2 [BHB]

Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace

  • Group of young women brutalize 15-year-old girl in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park [DN]
  • Five Guys and a Mean-Looking Dude in the Slope [NYT]
  • Prospect Park-goers call for a barbecue ban in the massive green space [DN]
  • Enjoy the End of the Wold Cup on Stone Park Cafe’s 100″ Screen [OTBKB]
  • Lucky 13 Closing 13th Street Saloon, Moving North [SSN]
  • Canvas Cafe & Gallery Closed, Japanese Crepes & Fresh Juices To Replace It [PSS]
  • ‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’ Kicks Off Free, Outdoor Summer Performance Schedule From Piper Theatre [PSS]
  • Norman Oder’s Park Slope Tour Includes ‘Encyclopedic’ Knowledge [BRJ]

Williamsburg & Greenpoint

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  • Two women busted in attack on Orthodox man, 79 [DN]
  • Vintage Furniture Shop to Close on Bedford Ave. After More Than 20 Years [DNA]
  • Hit the roof deck at 250N10 in Williamsburg [BBH]
  • Help Greenpoint Feral Cat Colonies & Lost Cat in Winthrop Park? [Gpters]
  • Thai Ice Cream at ‘OddFellows’ [VV]
  • Vice, the News Entity, Grows on HBO and Online [NYT]
  • MOVES Is a Rising Fashion House With a ‘Raw, Rowdy Edge’ [B+B]
  • Eerie Photos Of Brooklyn’s Gigantic, Abandoned Domino Sugar Factory [BI]
  • Brooklyn Eats showcases some of the best bites in Brooklyn [BE]
  • What are the three oldest restaurants in Williamsburg? [FW]
  • Inside the Brooklyn Athletic Club: Pools, Saunas, and Patios [RNY]

Bay Ridge, Bath Beach, Dyker Heights & Fort Hamilton

  • The B37 Bus is Back–Along With Other Service Changes [N12]
  • New Utrecht students use school walls as their canvas [BE]
  • Verrazano Bridge Workers Save Stranded Falcon Chick [BB]
  • Bay Ridge Eco-Dock Opens [BRJ]

Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

  • Man robs three women of iPod, smartphones on L train in Brooklyn [DN]
  • New Bushwick Book Aims to Be ‘Time Capsule’ of Present Day [DNA]
  • Bed-Stuy Residents Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Spike Lee Film [NY1HuffPo]
  • Warehouse conversion alert at 426 Willoughby in Bed-Stuy [BBH]
  • Family demands justice for Chanel Petro-Nixon, Bed-Stuy teen slain in 2006 [N12]
  • Bed-Stuy Townhouse With Outdoor Shower Asks $2.65M [CNY]

Bensonhurst, Gravesend, Manhattan Beach, & Sheepshead Bay

  • The Commute: Local Pols Fight For Addition Of Avenue R As A Select Bus Service (SBS) Bus Stop [SB]
  • ‘Miami-Style’ Compound Hits the Market [DN]

Borough Park & Sunset Park

  • Industry City Vodka Distillers in ‘spirited’ dispute [NYP]
  • Almost 80% Of NYC’s Daycare Vouchers Reportedly Given To Haredim, Leaving Others Without Help [FM]

Brighton Beach, Coney Island, & Sea Gate

  • Police Seek Suspect in Connection with Coney Island Shooting of Man, Child [NY1]
  • Police Arrest Man in Connection with Brighton Beach Stabbing [NY1]
  • Cyclones Fall Short [BP] but now have Dillon Gee [BP]

Brownsville, Canarsie, & East New York

  • One Dead, Two Injured in Brownsville Shooting [NY1]
  • A New Confidence Game For Young Offenders in Brownsville [NYT]

Clinton Hill & Fort Greene

  • Massive Fort Greene Bee Swarm Doused With Sugar Water and Run Over [DNA]
  • Versatile Reggae Band Third World On Its Way to the Navy Yard [DN]
  • Brown Memorial Baptist Church in Clinton Hill raises funds to repair historic stained-glass window [N12]
  • A Second Look at Splitt’s Bar Brunch [BB]
  • Cuomo to Face Challenge from the Left: Fort Greene’s Zephyr Teachout [OTP]
  • From Gilded Movie House to University Gym: Uncovering the Past of the Brooklyn Paramount Theatre [UC]
  • Crime Blotter: Drunk Guy Steals Cab, $1,275 Of Beer Taken & More [FGF]

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, & Boerum Hill

  • Minority leaders to Cuomo: ‘Do the right thing’ for LICH [BE]
  • Caroll Gardens Hit Dover is Now Serving Brunch [ENY]
  • Ever-Deepening Pothole on Carroll Street [PMFA]
  • Boerum Hill Start-Up Roletroll Finds Job Listings []

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, & Lefferts Gardens

  • Crown Heights Community Garden Boarded Up as Members Protest [DNA]
  • Elizabeth A. Sackler elected first woman board chair of Brooklyn Museum [BE]
  • Slow Zone Goes Into Effect Early on Eastern Parkway [BR]
  • Some of the Housing in the Atlantic Yards is Hardly ‘Affordable’ [AYR]
  • What ‘Affordable’ Means at Atlantic Yards [CapNY]
  • Barclays Center boosts security for Avicii concert following hospitalizations in Boston [N12]
  • Jason Kidd Is Expected to Leave as Nets Head Coach [NYT]
  • 5 Candidates to Replace Kidd as Head Coach [NYP]
  • Candidates Forum in Lefferts Gardens July 12th [QAP]

Ditmas Park, Flatbush, Kensington, & Midwood

  • Flatbush Avenue Street Fair Draws Thousands [DPC]

Flatlands, Marine Park, & Mill Basin

  • Man, 32, Is Killed in Hit and Run in Gerritsen Beach [NYT]

Gowanus & Red Hook

  • At Least One Man Critical Following Shooting in Gowanus [NY1NYP]
  • Basking, Not Baking, in Red Hook [NYT]
  • Kentile Floors Sign Inspires T-Shirts, Nails, and Body Art [WSJ]


  • Red Cross Staying Silent On How It Spent Sandy Money [SB]
  • City Has 800 ‘Zombie’ Properties [NYP], Others Vacant Places Investors Store Cash [NYM]
  • City’s Lien Policy is Superior to Foreclosures [NYO]
  • Con Ed seeks customer aid to avoid $1B substation [Crain’s]
  • Free Summer Meals for Children in Central Brooklyn [BR]
  • Thirteen of the Best Tattoo Shops in Brooklyn and Manhattan [RNY]


  • Scaffolding in place around Courthouse, even though work hasn’t started in 5 years [NYP]
  • Grandfather arrested after losing toddler on F Train [N12]
  • Hynes Faces Threat to Legacy [BE], Deputy Sent ‘Shredding’ Order [NYP]
  • Real estate millionaire spending wealth to become a judge [NYP]
  • Is Brooklyn’s New DA Telling the Truth About an Assault of a Black Gay Man? [FM]
  • U.S. Marshals guard judge who presided over Brooklyn drug kingpin’s racketeering trial [DN]


  • Portrait: Mayor de Blasio’s Inner Circle [NYM]
  • New York Council Bill Aims to Ease a Parking Burden [NYT]
  • Menchaca spearheaded drive for municipal ID cards [BE]
  • ‘Made in Brooklyn’ Brands See Major Boom [NYP]
  • Brooklyn man rows to Caribbean from Africa to promote voluntary HIV testing [N12]
  • Rent Cuts for Housing Homeless Hit a Snag [NYT]
  • Mystery Looms Around Funding of Borough President’s Trip to China [NYP]
  • How Spike Lee Predicted Global Warming and Gentrification [BKM]
  • Density Should Never Be Underestimated [C&S]
  • Brooklyn Bugle Book Club: “Jacob’s Folly” A Novel by Rebecca Miller [BB]

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