Monday, July 20, 2009

Five-Legged Puppy Saved From Coney Freak Show, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Charter schools may be dumping low-performing kids on local public schools -- right before the state exams. NY Daily News

- TimeOutNY has a list of the "Best Cheap Dumplings in NYC" and Sunset Park's Wong Wong Noodle Shop is first on the list. Best View in Brooklyn

- A five-legged puppy was saved from life in a Coney Island freak show thanks to a kindhearted Southerner who paid $4,000. NBC New York

- Two women accused of starving a toddler to death while part of a cult, putting his body in a suitcase and fleeing to Brooklyn will represent themselves at trial. Brooklyn Eagle

- A neglected community garden in Bed-Stuy needs rescuing. Bed-Stuy Blog

- Democrats create trouble for Mayor Bloomberg over his retaining control over the plantation public schools. New York Times

- City Council members received a letter from unions and ACORN urging them to withhold support of the Mayor's multibillion-dollar Coney Island plan without changes. New York Observer

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