Monday, April 12, 2010

Gorilla Coffee Defections, Key Food Deficiencies, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- New York City has reached a deal to take control of Governors Island from the state. Plans call for a public park, a high school, some commercial development and potentially a satellite campus for NYU.  NY Times 

- Key Food on Atlantic and Clinton has “critical deficiencies” that must be corrected “immediately." BHB

- Gorilla Coffee in Park Slope is still closed after almost all of the staff resigned because of a "demeaning work environment," according to the NY Times.  NY Times

In all of New York City, the neighborhood with the lowest census return rate is a place that NPR calls "the hipster enclave of Williamsburg."  NY Magazine

- Cops are looking for a driver who fled the scene of a fatal car crash—which left another driver "burned beyond recognition"—early Sunday morning.  NY Daily News  via Gothamist

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