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Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the news for June 3

THE DE BLASIOS PACKED UP FOR GRACIE MANSION YESTERDAY, LEAVING UNWANTED MATERIALS CURBSIDE (PHOTO BY MATTHEW TAUB)

Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle from Brooklyn Brief

Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO

  • ‘Togather,’ DUMBO-Based Crowdsourced Events Interest Project, Shutting Down [Technical.ly]
  • Brooklyn Heights Cinema Offering Discounted Tickets via Dealflicks [Brooklyn Heights Blog]
  • 9/11 Museum Pavilion Designer Bringing Restaurant Space to DUMBO [DNAInfo]

Downtown BK

  • The Awl and the Rise of Downtown Brooklyn [BK Mag]
  • Brooklyn’s Great White Way [Brooklyn Paper]
  • $43M Flatbush Avenue Extension Site May Get New Tower [Curbed]

Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace

  • De Blasio Family Begins Move From Slope to Gracie Mansion [New York Times via DNAInfo]
  • Former Acrobat’s Park Slope Home Has a Trapeze, Of Course [Curbed]

Williamsburg & Greenpoint

  • Rally to Save House from ‘A Tree Grows in Brooklyn’ [Curbed]
  • W’burg animation fest features hand-drawn hosts [Brooklyn Paper]
  • McGolrick Park is Getting a Makeover [Greenpointers]
  • North Brooklyn Farms to Launch Kickstarter For Expansion and Potential New Home [Greenpoint Gazette]
  • Michelin-recommended chef opens new Polish restaurant in Williamsburg [FreeWilliamsburg]
  • First Permits Filed for ‘Two Trees’ Domino Development [Curbed]
  • Flushing and Classon is Accident Central [Brooklyn Paper]

Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

Bensonhurst, Gravesend, Manhattan Beach, & Sheepshead Bay

Brighton Beach, Coney Island, & Sea Gate

  • ‘Thunderbolt’ Roller Coaster Will Now Open Next Week…Sometime [Bensonhurst Bean]

Brownsville, Carnarsie, & East New York

  • Police Hunt Suspect Who Stabbed Two Children [Wall Street Journal] but a lack of security footage makes it difficult [New York Times]
  • NYPD Releases Sketch of Suspect in ENY Stabbings of Children [Metro]
  • Grieving Dad Recognizes Sketch of Suspect Who Murdered His Son [Post]
  • Killer of 6-year-old May Be Linked to Earlier Murder [DNAInfo]
  • City approves NYCHA plan to install cameras in Boulevard Houses [Daily News]
  • Local Leaders Seeking Federal Assistance in ENY Stabbing [News12]
  • East New York Community Members Hold Vigil for Three Young Stabbing Victims [NY1]
  • Woman Dies in East New York Fire [Daily News]

Clinton Hill & Fort Greene

  • Teen gunned down outside Clinton Hill housing project right near NYPD station house [Daily News]
  • Zephyr Teachout Is Still Ready to Campaign Against Cuomo [Observer]

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, & Boerum Hill

  • SUNY fast-tracks Fortis-NYU bid for Long Island College Hospital [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • LICH Supporters Rally Outside Court [News12]
  • A Battle Grows in Brooklyn for Joan Millman’s Seat [Observer]

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, & Lefferts Gardens

  • On night Ratner/Gilmartin get Onassis Medal, “appalled” Historic Districts Council plans showing of “Battle for Brooklyn” [AYR]
  • Luke Bryan to Play in Barclays, First Country Music Concert For Venue [Rolling Stone]
  • Young ‘citizen scientists’ at Brooklyn Museum make the grade at STEM Matters NYC Research Symposium [Daily News]
  • Judge Temporarily Blocks Concrete Pour at Planned Lefferts-Garden Development [Daily News] as opponents fight to keep Propsect Park Sunny [BK Mag]
  • The Way Station Is a Dr. Who Themed Bar in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn [Untapped Cities]

Ditmas Park, Flatbush, Kensington, & Midwood

Flatlands, Marine Park, & Mill Basin

Gowanus & Red Hook

Borough-Wide

  • Alternative Side Rules Suspended WednesdayThursday for Shavuous [CrownHeightsInfo]
  • Detective Chief: NYPD will review each murder arrest to avoid false convictions [The Shack]
  • Con-Ed Readies for Summer Energy Surge [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • Swill, on demand booze delivery, expanding to Brooklyn this summer [Technical.ly]
  • ‘Zombie’ Properties Get Eviction Notice [Crain's]
  • Parks Department contracts for NYC music festivals highlight 2013 struggles [FreeWilliamsburg]
  • Plenty of Financial Woes, But No Fatalities in CitiBike [Real Deal via Slate]

Courts

  • Ex-Brooklyn Prosecutor Charles J. Hynes Accused of Misuse of Funds [New York Times]
  • Former DA Hynes Could be Facing $1 Million Larceny Rap [Post]
  • Kamins Relieved of Duties Following Probe Into Hynes Campaign [NYLJ]
  • Man Jailed For 17 Years Based on Shaky Evidence From Detective Scarcella to be Released [Post]
  • Blacks and Latinos Disproportionately Arrested for Pot Possession [Village Voice]

Miscellaneous

  • New York to Hold Clinical Trial for Medical Marijuana [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • ‘CircleUp,’ Which Helped Brooklyn Small Businesses, a Start-up to Watch [FT]
  • The Price of Pickles: Why is Good Food So Expensive? [BK Mag]
  • New York Has Stolen Obama’s Heart [Observer via Politico]
  • Storm Protection Projects Unveiled for the Tri-State Area [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • It’s Not Just About the Money: The Racial Coding of New York City’s Middle Class [BK Mag]
June 3, 2014 - 2:00pm


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