Wednesday, March 17, 2010

DUMBO Condo, Shipping Containers at City Point, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Toll Brothers will be meeting with the landmarks committee of CB 2 on Wednesday to reveal its plans for a new condo development on Water Street in DUMBO. Crain's NY

- What you probably shouldn't eat on the subway. WYDNKBYANM 

- The land not being immediately used by City Point’s Phase IA design may be filled with repurposed shipping containers. Brooklyn Eagle  

- The mother of the Brooklyn Tech student slashed on his way to choir practice thanks two local men who came to his aid and probably saved his life.  The Local 

- Brooklyn Bridge Park will have an outdoor wine bar and plaza if everything goes according to plan.  Brooklyn Paper 

- About a quarter of all Brooklyn funeral homes violate the city's pricing rules, compared to only 5 percent in Manhattan.  New York Times

-What's next for the former Café Bueno on Smith Street, which was the former Trout and before that the former Gravy? PMFA

- The Dept. of Education won't rehire Khilil Gibran school's founding principal Debbie Almontaser, in spite of that pesky Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruling. But they did announce a new, different Arab-American principal.  Brooklyn Eagle 

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