Thursday, August 20, 2009

New Illegal and Unsafe Greenpoint Gym, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Greenpoint's new Cutting Edge Gym has opened in an illegal basement space in a building with a Stop Work Order that's been illegally tampered with. And the owner has been forbidden by the Attorney General to ever operate a gym. Other than that, it looks great! Newyorkshitty

- Brooklyn Heights solar panels, before and after. GreenBeat Brooklyn

- A most unlikely sight -- a tree covered with sweet, delicious peaches -- in Brooklyn. PMFA

- "Tired of all the stereotype and location judgment? Do you believe that Williamsburg and Greenpoint are Over Rated neighborhoods that truly do not care about humanity, just one's salary...? Ever heard of being too dark to be a Jew.... I heard it on Bedford Ave, Williamsburg!!! Such misjudgment is based about upon projection of people's paranoia and in their closed society!!!" (In other words, Room For Rent.) NY Magazine

- Fighting foreclosure for the people: a Volunteer Lawyers Project director stands guard over Brooklyn homes. Brooklyn Eagle

- What all that work is on the Washington Street underpass in DUMBO. DumboNYC

- A 19-year-old guy from Midwood is the latest winner of the New York Lottery’s Millionaire instant scratch-off game. Yournabe

- This saturday August 22nd will be the 11th Annual Clinton Hill Day. Clinton Hill Chill

- Eastern Cicada Killer in Flatbush. Flatbush Gardiner

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