Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Prisoner Escapes from Brooklyn Court; Birds Die on Court Street, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- A prisoner apparently escaped from the Brooklyn Criminal Court at 120 Schermerhorn St., Sunday evening, but nobody's talking about it. Brooklyn Eagle (UPDATE: They found him! Here.)

- Ladies -- the Dr. Zizmor of private parts is now in Greenpoint. Newyorkshitty, via Gothamist

- Uh oh. An unusual number of birds are dying at the south end of Court Street. Gowanus Lounge

- UFO alien picks Obama for president. NY Magazine

- The EPA has committed to a new series of tests at toxic Newtown Creek, which could be designated a federal Superfund site. Brooklyn Eagle

- OMG: Brooklynites move to Buffalo. It's cheap. They can live in a house with a yard for the cost of a garage in Brooklyn. They can have children. And . . . they like it. NY Magazine

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