Sunday, August 5, 2007

Brooklyn in Brief, Sunday

- The Brooklyn Bridge received a “sufficiency rating” of zero by the US Department of Transportation. The Largest Minority

- Crime in city parks is on the rise, according to figures released by the NYPD. Flushing Meadows Park had the highest number of crimes, 21, followed by
Prospect Park and Bronx Parks. NY1

- Based on the paper trail, Brownstoner figures that the Clarett Group (developer of the Forte) is gearing up to build a
51-story, 491-unit, residential tower at 107-111 Lawrence Street in Downtown Brooklyn. Brownstoner via Belltel Lofts

- Someone's trying to stop a bill that would fine the stores whose names appear on those plastic bags of coupons that are dumped, in large numbers, on stoops and vestibules. Ditmas Park Blog

- Never gone to a Cyclone's game?
Watch the Brooklyn Cyclones vs. the Oneonta Tigers on Brooklyn Community Access Television, Friday, August 10 at 7 p.m., and enter the Sports Trivia Ticket Giveaway. BCAT

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