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Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for July 1

July 1, 2014 By Matthew Taub Special to Brooklyn Daily Eagle from Brooklyn Brief
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Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO

  • Books Beneath the Bridge is Back [BB]
  • Put Some Premium Bourbon in your MOUTH this Wednesday Evening [DNYC]

Downtown BK

  • ‘Taste of the Caribbean’ celebration at Brooklyn Borough Hall [BE]
  • Dino-Mite in Grove Alley [BE]
  • Manhattan Athletic Club to take two floors at 388 Bridge Street [TRD]
  • Thirteen-Story Hotel Rises on Nevins Street [B]
  • 340 Flatbush Ave Extension to Become Brooklyn’s Tallest Building [NYY]
  • Downtown Brooklyn Public Art Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Rubik’s Cube [DNA]

Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace

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  • Brooklyn White-Out Dinner Brings Out the Bourgeoisie in All of Us [NYO]
  • Puppetry Arts Festival Hits Fourth Street [BP]
  • New Mural Unveiled on Fifth Ave and Union Street [HPS]
  • Gluten-Free Vendors Bring Ice Cream, Cookies and Pasta to Park Slope Bar [DNA]

Williamsburg & Greenpoint

  • Dead Body Recovered Near India St Pier Last Night in Greenpoint [GptersNYP]
  • The Spire Lofts Have an Odd Configuration [Awl]
  • New York City Couple Put Up Buildings that Cater to Artists and Galleries [WSJ]
  • Lowest Common Denominator: A Kara Walker Selfie Generator [HA]
  • PHOTO ESSAY: This Is What’s Behind the Walls of the Domino Sugar Factory [NYO]
  • G’point ferry dock still busted, but city says fix is coming [BP]

Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

  • Bushwick Residents Invited to Sound Off on Rezoning [DNA]
  • Restaurant Planned for Atlantic Avenue Near Bedford in Bed Stuy [DNA]
  • Out In The Streets Festival back July 26-27 w/ a Killer Lineup [BD]
  • “Do The Right Thing” 25th Anniversary Block Party Celebrates Brooklyn and The Film’s Legacy [UC]
  • Even Spike Lee’s Wife Teases Him About Kickstarting Gentrification in Brooklyn [NYM]
  • Rereading Do the Right Thing 25 Years Later [Gwkr]
  • Sidewalk monuments built to spread gun violence awareness in Brooklyn [N12]
  • Brooklyn artist’s jail cell studio renting for $1 [DN]

Bensonhurst, Gravesend, Manhattan Beach, & Sheepshead Bay

  • Signs Denote Changing Times in Bensonhurst [WSJ]

Borough Park & Sunset Park

  • The Sunset Park ferry might not run past October [CapNY]
  • OPINION: Training facility will help Sunset Park as well as Nets [BE]

Brighton Beach, Coney Island, & Sea Gate

  • Cyclones Fall Second Time to Staten Yanks [BP]
  • Baby Harbor Seal Makes Debut at New York Aquarium [NY1]
  • State Witholds Documents on Half Marathoner’s Death [BP]

Brownsville, Canarsie, & East New York

  • Community unveils mural for stabbing victim Tanaya Copeland one month after attack [Metro]

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, & Boerum Hill

  • Bike Accident At The Corner Of Smith Street And President Street Tonight [PMFA]

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, & Lefferts Gardens

  • 17-Year-Old Arrested in Crown Heights Park Triple Stabbing, Police Say [DNA]
  • Police search for group of girls who attacked teen inside Prospect Park [N12]
  • Former Brooklyn haunted house counting on “halo effect” to attract tenants [TRD]
  • Jason Kidd Leaving Brooklyn Is Actually The Best Thing For Both The Nets And The Bucks [ED]

Ditmas Park, Flatbush, Kensington, & Midwood

  • Golden Farm Boycott Ends After Workers Land Contract [DPC]
  • Milling and Paving in Kensington This Week [KBK]

Flatlands, Marine Park, & Mill Basin

  • Two Jet Skiers Hospitalized in Accident Off Gerritsen Beach: Officials [DNA]
  • It’s end of feline for Brooklyn cat colony [DN]
  • David Walentas Calls Brooklyn Heights ‘Old Guard’ Anti-Semites and Racists in New York Magazine Profile [BB]

Gowanus & Red Hook

  • Man shoots 2, kills himself, at Gowanus iron works [BENYT]
  • Steel Rises Next to Gowanus Junkyard [B]
  • Now Docking Downtown: An Oyster Bar on a Boat [NYT]
  • ‘Punderdome’ at Littlefield Tonight [NYT]


  • Restaurant Chain to Pay Employees Nearly $1M Following Wage Violations [NY1]
  • Council Members Pushing for Department of Investigation to Monitor Sandy Recovery [NYO]
  • Jumaane Williams to Media: Don’t Link Stop-and-Frisk to Shooting Spike [NYO]
  • New NYPD Recruits and Veterans Head to High-Crime Areas [WSJ]
  • Brooklyn Co-op Prices Rise 71 Percent in Past Year, Reports Show [DNA]
  • As Brownstone Prices Soar, Developers Changing Approach [B]
  • Landmarking New Neighborhoods Could Further Limit Cheap Housing: Study [DN]
  • Crane operators ‘free to strike’ after midnight deadline [CapNY]
  • A New Mapping Tool Lets NYC Residents Peek Into Developers’ Plans [CL]
  • Where to Watch the 4th of July Fireworks [CNYDNBP]
  • Eater-Wire: 4th of July at Maison Premiere; Pork Slope Crab Boil, & More [ENY]
  • What Donors Do For (Some) City Parks [CapNY]
  • Sanitation Official Argues Against Alternate-Side Changes [CapNY]
  • Opinion: Eminent Domain Can Rescue Underwater Mortgages [DN]


  • Older sister in Pakistani honor-killing trial changes story [DN]


  • The 13 Most Insane Lines from NY Mag’s Foreign Buyers Story [CNY]
  •  Brooklyn students win Fulbrights, headed for Bulgaria and Peru [BE]
  • For More New York Real Estate Dynasties, Daughters Hold the Future [WSJ]
  • Officials: Israel finds bodies of kidnapped teens, including son of Brooklyn family [BE]
  • Union Stages Walkout at Village Voice [CapNY]
  • Turn Your Bodega Into Your Lobby? [BU]
  • Defining ‘Affordability’ Upward [CapNY]
  • Census Estimates Show Another Increase in New York City’s Non-Hispanic White Population [NYT]
  • Brooklyn now the borough of kingly prices [DN]

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