Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Montague Street Pedestrian Plaza, and More Brooklyn in Brief, Tuesday

- Pardon Me For Asking blog chronicles the sea of Con Ed workers restoring power to Smith Street in yesterday's broiling sun. BMFA

- One in four adults in New York City has genital herpes. New York Magazine

- The city’s Department of Buildings has issued stop-work orders on the 14 cranes that are owned by Nu-Way Cranes. Crain's NY

- Apple cut the price of its iPhone in half Monday - to $199 - and increased the speed so it runs on the latest 3G technology. BrooklynVegan

- Montague Street BID wants to turn Montague Street into a pedestrian plaza on Sundays this July. There will be a community meeting this Thursday. Brooklyn Heights Blog

- Promised East New York community center may not open. New York Times

- Graffiti wars: Only three weeks after the Concrete Alchemy collaborative painted the Water Street wall, it's been vandalized. DumboNYC

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