Streeetch! It's Monday. Up and at 'em — no excuses — let's conquer the new week! And what better way to jump-start the day … than by ingesting a quick dose of Brooklyn news for Monday, May 14.
Bike-share secrets: Ever notice that unpopular news is often released at the start of a holiday weekend? That's what the Bloomberg administration did last Friday, posting its carefully guarded map of 420 bike-share stations. Many stations — including most of those in Brooklyn Heights — confiscate roadway used until now for parking cars. Quite a few of the commercial, advertisement-bearing installations will be placed on quiet residential blocks, in front of homes. Here's the Eagle's initial story, with the DOT's interactive map: http://bit.ly/Jd2Whg. Watch for an update later today at http://www.brooklyneagle.com/
We're in Manhattan: Packer's a Manhattan school now. Sort of. And Packer's headmaster is not sorry at all. Mary Frost dons her Education Reporter hat and brings us up to date: http://bit.ly/JFfhyR
Blackbird bats: Kakuska comes through with a 3-run blast to LIU in the NEC Tournament opener. Sports Editor John Torenli has the story: http://bit.ly/M3ETHz
Hargrove hits back: The Brooklyn-born NFLer is disappointed by the leaking of a statement regarding his role in "Bountygate." John Torenli reports: http://bit.ly/IYiuL2 Earlier report: http://bit.ly/Kf9l0J