Saturday, February 9, 2008

Gay Democrats Prefer Hillary and More Brooklyn in Brief, Weekend

- Why did twice as many gay Democratic voters prefer Hillary Clinton to Barack Obama on Super-Duper Tuesday? New York Magazine

- Trouble brewing at The Brooklyn Paper? A tipster tells Gawker that freelancers at the local weekly haven't been paid since last summer and the paper is "undergoing some turmoil." Gawker

- Millionaire Simon Taub and his wife are facing foreclosure on their Borough Park home. Two years ago, Taub convinced a judge to let him divide the million dollar Borough Park brownstone in two so he wouldn't have to relinquish it to his wife, Chana. New York Daily News via Curbed.

- The Bush administration wants to transfer billions of dollars from mass transit to highways. Streetsblog

- More New York’s local retailers are accepting the Euro as payment from their customers. Crain's New York Business

- A man left his keys in his Mercedes for just a minute and it was stolen. Bad. The next day, he spots a guy driving the stolen car into a gas station. Good. Brooklyn Paper

- BCAT community access television visits Dumbo Monday, at 12:30 and 8:30 p.m. This month they visit Recycle-A-Bicycle; Tivoli Home and Prague Kolektiv; and Spring. BCAT

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