Wednesday, July 1, 2009

'Sneaking' a Charter School into District 22, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- DOT recently unveiled a new plan for a “a true Brooklyn gateway” at the Brooklyn Bridge entrance at Adams and Tillary streets. Brooklyn Eagle

- Here's a link to a photo of that Brooklyn rainbow everybody was talking about the other day. Millard Fillmore's Bathtub

- The New York State Court of Appeals will hear a challenge to the use of eminent domain for Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards project. NY Daily News

- The DOE has plans (again) to open a new charter school in District 22. This particular Charter School has already been "thrown out of District 21 and District 20 and now they are trying to sneak into District 22." Gerritsen Beach

- A recent joint statement revealed that LICH and SUNY Downstate Hospital signed a “Memorandum of Understanding” on June 8. Brooklyn Eagle

- Vibe Magazine is folding. Many people apparently don't care. Brooklyn Vegan

- Tequilla spotted Robert Pattinson on the set of Remember Me in Brooklyn Friday night, despite rumors that he wasn’t going to be filming. On Location Vacations

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