Monday, February 11, 2008

City's Gyms Crawling With Filth, and More Brooklyn in Brief

- John Catsimatidis told Brownstoner that he was "taking a hard look" at his 162 Myrtle Street project "in light of the current environment." Brownstoner

- Gwyneth Paltrow says she is considering adopting a child -- not from an impoverished African nation, but from Brooklyn. ShowbizSpy

- David Kramer (Hudson Companies) has been named chairman of the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy board. Brooklyn Eagle

- The city's gyms are a crawling mess of dangerous filth. NYDailyNews via Racked

- Remember when you could buy a whole brownstone in Park Slope for $20,000? Neither do we. Gowanus Lounge

- London Mayor Ken Livingstone unveiled a £500 million ($940 million) program to build extensive new bike networks and launch a bike-for-hire system. Streetsblog

- The Brooklyn Paper says we need them. Gothamist

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