Monday, August 31, 2009

Obscene Zucchini, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- How can we describe them? They are almost obscene in their hugeness: the Giant Zucchini of Baltic Street. PMFA

- Williamsburg faux chicken sandwich named one of the top ten in the country. Brooklyn Eagle

- Copious photos from Michael Jackson's birthday bash in Prospect Park Saturday. Brooklyn Vegan More at Gothamist.

- Why is it that all the bags containing body parts are always found in Brooklyn? New York Times

- History buffs gathered in Green-Wood Cemetery Sunday to reenact the largest battle of the Revolutionary War -- the Battle of Brooklyn. Car alarms were set off by the cannon. NY1

- The Brooklyn Cohousing project has reached a critical tipping point, hitting an unexpected wall. Brooklyn Eagle

- Brooklyn Judge Arthur Schack shocks banks with his reasoning: If a bank cannot prove ownership, it cannot foreclose. New York Times (More about Judge Schack here.)

- Smith and Bergen Streets get a neckdown. Streetblog

- Vote for which movie plays Thursday night at Brooklyn Bridge Park. BBP

- Police shot a “vicious, loose dog” on Willoughby Avenue. The Local

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