Friday, July 11, 2008

All Traces of Bear Sterns Wiped Out, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- New Yorkers will no longer be able to simply mow a neighbor’s lawn for 10 years to claim the property as their own. Brooklyn Eagle

- The 11,000 square foot Morton's Steakhouse in Brooklyn's Marriott is scheduled to open this November. Eater

- Workers eliminated any remaining trace of Bear Stearns’s Brooklyn back office at MetroTech on Tuesday night, installing shiny new JPMorgan lettering. Brooklyn Paper

- Brooklyn dentist Dr. Alan Zukor billed Medicaid for giving several patients fillings for all 32 of their teeth on a single day. He also also submitted a claim for pulling all those same teeth. Oops! NYTimes City Room

- The million dollar difference between Brooklyn and Manhattan real estate. Pretty soon you're talking real money. Brownstoner

- There's a great big hole where the International Longshoreman’s Association Building at 340 Courts Street used to be. Gowanus Lounge

- The folks moving into
One Brooklyn Bridge Park are going to get a couple of swell parties in their honor. Brooklyn Eagle

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