Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Going Gaga Over iPhones, Food Vendors and Exploding Manholes, Plus More Brooklyn Briefs

- We're saved: AT&T resumes online sales of iPhones in New York City. Crain's NY

- The New York City Economic Development Corporation has submitted a formal request for developers' bids to revitalize a 1.1 million-square-foot warehouse in Sunset Park. The Real Deal and Crain's NY

- The Brooklyn Queens Nursing Home will have to pay out nearly $19 million to the family of a 76-year-old patient neglected so badly he ended up with more than 20 bedsores. Fox News

- They've got grills and electric generators, and lights that are left on continuously. Now Bay Ridge residents are complaining about corner food vendors selling franks and falafels. Brooklyn Eagle

- We The Free is turning into Free People on Smith Street. And we do care. Pardon Me For Asking

- It's manhole explosion season again! OTBKB

- Pencil Factory Lofts get served, and work is halted once again. New York Shitty

- Vox Pop, the Flatbush left-liberal coffeehouse, has been closed for back taxes. Brooklyn Eagle

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