Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Shooting Near Jewish Girls' School in Williamsburg, and More Brooklyn in Brief

- Police are investigating a shooting near a Jewish girls’ school in Williamsburg Brooklyn. National Terror Alert Response Center

- Brooklyn dentist/body parts ghoul pleads guilty, faces up to 54 years. Brooklyn Eagle

- Ikea's signs are up in Red Hook. Photo gallery at Curbed

- The city has banned one of Brooklyn’s largest animal foster groups from saving dogs and cats from euthanasia, sparking an outcry. Brooklyn Paper

- Due to "concerns in the Brooklyn community," the date of the 2008 Brooklyn Half-Marathon has been changed from Saturday, April 26, to Saturday, May 3. What concerns? New York Road Runner via Travelographer

- Saturday night, after putting out a car fire near the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, firefighters found two bodies in the trunk. Gerritsen Beach

- Brownstoner scoffs at $1,200 a foot on Cadman Plaza West in Brooklyn Heights. But the broker has the wrong address listed -- the building is actually 75 Henry Street. Brownstoner

- As the economy cools, tenants are starting to dump Manhattan office space. Crain's New York


Anonymous said...

I assume the concerns for the Brooklyn 1/2 Marathon have to do with the event originally scheduled during passover - either about observant runners not being able to participate, or the race going through orthodox neighborhoods, or both

mcbrooklyn said...

That makes sense. Thanks.