Monday, November 9, 2009

The Newest Bistro On Smith Street, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Drummer Gerhardt "Jerry" Fuchs died in a freaky elevator accident in Williamsburg late Saturday night. Spinner and NY Times

- Williamsburg's first kosher soup kitchen opened Thursday. Vos Is Neias

- If you're going to rob bars in Red Hook, maybe you shouldn't have an incredibly distinctive facial tattoo. Brooklyn Eagle

- The newest bistro on Smith -- La Petite Provence -- has opened in the space once occupied by Alan Harding's Patois. PMFA

- Fish poachers arrested in Brooklyn. NY Times

- A Brooklyn man was rescued in the Long Island Sound, clinging to a lobster pot and nearly frozen to death. Long Island Press

- Former Bear Stearns exec loses $22 million in one hand of poker. New York Magazine

- The trial of the so-called Prince of Darkness "satanic teenager" arrested in connection with the stabbing death of WABC newsman George Weber was put off for a couple of weeks. Brooklyn Eagle

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