Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Towering Over the Brooklyn Bridge, and More Tuesday Brooklyn Briefs

- A group called Save the Brooklyn Bridge has produced a series of photos showing what will happen to the views of and from the bridge if Two Trees builds an 18-story tower within a 70 feet of it. (Shown above: "Before" on the left, "After" on the right. Save the Brooklyn Bridge via DumboNYC

- Forest City Ratner Companies plans to build the largest residential building so far announced -- 36 stories -- east of Flatbush Avenue, towering over the 28 story Forte building. Brooklyn Eagle

- The Fort Greene Park Conservancy announced that it has just secured $1.3 million in funding for the restoration of the park's entrance at Myrtle and Washington Park. Brownstoner

- Why not park your car right on top of a sinkhole in Williamsburg? The Gowanus Lounge

- Gothamist debunks NY Times theory that Brooklyn is so over. Gothamist

- Famous Brooklyn monk parrots seen all over the borough. NY Daily News

- Psst! Free flu shots at MetroTech today. Brooklyn Eagle

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