Sunday, November 23, 2008

Missing Brooklyn Girl, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- A 12-year-old Brooklyn girl, missing for a week, may have been lured into a trap by someone she met on MySpace. She was last seen climbing into the back of a black sedan. NY Daily News

- The Freelancers Union has launched a health insurance company to insure the city’s nearly one million independent workers. Crain's NY Business

- The Bloomberg administration, which once pushed to upscale the Red Hook waterfront, has begun moving towards expanding the maritime industry instead. New York Times

- Putting people in buildings next to the Gowanus Canal as a way of getting it cleaned up "sounds like an evil experiment." Pardon Me For Asking

- This weekend's subway service is a total mess. After the MTA budget cuts, it will look like this every day . . . 2nd Ave. Sagas

- A list of stores that are closing due to the horrific economy -- many will surprise you. OTBKB

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