Friday, October 30, 2009

Brooklyn Law's Illegal Downloaders, 'Demonic' Halloween Candy and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Brooklyn Law School won't turn in illegal downloaders after all. Above the Law via ABA Journal

- The City Council passed a zoning proposal Wednesday that will protect 89 blocks in Carroll Gardens from being transformed by high-rise development. Brooklyn Eagle

- A slew of discounted Brooklyn brownstones are coming on the market -- but not in prime neighborhoods. The Real Deal

- Sensible bond buyers may want to think hard before they buy Atlantic Yards Nets Arena bonds. Noticing New York via The Real Deal

- Excited foodies had a full night out at Brooklyn Eats. But is the Brooklyn version of Bubble and Squeak authentic? Brooklyn Eagle

- The city's parents aren't really all that certain about the swine flu vaccine. Gothamist

- The Brooklyn Heights Association will meet with the Economic Development Corporation today to discuss banning tourist helicopter flights over Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO and Brooklyn Bridge Park. Brooklyn Heights Blog

- Why texting is better for your health than talking on your cell phone. Huffington Post

- The Brooklyn Chili Takedown will choose Brooklyn's finest chili on Nov. 22. "There will be blood." White Trash BBQ

- The Christian Broadcasting Network warns against "demonic" Halloween candy, saying that "most of the candy sold during this season has been dedicated and prayed over by witches." Huffington Post

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