Thursday, March 26, 2009

No Steve & Barry's At the Fulton Mall, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- A Brooklyn Law School student got a court order Wednesday temporarily freezing the assets of Bernard Madoff's younger brother, Peter, in connection with a nearly $500,000 inheritance allegedly lost in the Wall Street Ponzi scheme. Newsday, via NY Magazine

- A town hall will be held on April 4 at BAM Rose Cinema to learn how the federal stimulus package will impact Brooklyn. OTBKB

- The chain Unique Thrift Store is taking what was supposed to be Steve & Barry's space at 408 Fulton Street in the Fulton Street Mall. In December, the landlord filed a lawsuit against the now bankrupt Steve & Barry's. The Real Deal

- Streetsblog wants you to sign a petition to the DOT to restore Prospect Park West and Eighth Avenue to a two-way flow; also for a two-way protected bike path on Prospect Park West and full traffic-calming on both avenues. Streetsblog

- OMG: women's size five shoes are being phased out. Glamour via Racked

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