Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Grown Men and Women Dressed in Pizza Boxes, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Big changes in Downtown Brooklyn: Thousands of Downtown Brooklyn shoppers, workers and bus riders are coping with the increasing demolition and construction on the Fulton Mall, as the $15 million Fulton Streetscape Project quickens its pace. Brooklyn Eagle

- On a sunny Sunday afternoon in Williamsburg, grown men and women dressed themselves in pizza boxes, thrown-away fruit cartons and abandoned pinatas . . . BRIC

- Brooklyn Boulders rock climbing gym will open to the public next week. Cobble Hill Blog

- A plea for a Bed-Stuy business. Bed-Stuy Banana

- A new, much needed bike lane in Downtown Brooklyn. Brooklyn By Bike

- CB2 recap: Tea Lounge liquor license approved, and a new Japanese restaurant at 78 Clark Street. Brooklyn Heights Blog

- The strategic plan for the Sunset Park waterfront released last week would eliminate as many as 19,500 annual regional truck trips (53 trips per day) and 1,000 tons of CO2 emissions. Brooklyn Eagle

- The schnitzel truck comes to DUMBO. DumboNYC

- Malcom X farmers market is on the ropes. Brownstoner

- It looks like the City Council fights in Flatbush and East Flatbush’s 40th and 45th districts may be decided in the courtroom: All of the candidates in both elections have had petition challenges filed against them. Courier Life

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