Friday, May 28, 2010

The End of Monte's Venetian Room, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- The sad end of Monte's Venetian Room: Marshal seizes historic Gowanus eatery.  PMFA

- OK. Which one of you bought the $64 million Mega Millions lottery ticket at that little bodega in Bay Ridge?  NY Daily News

- Kids get cash for recruiting friends to charter schools in Greenpoint. Gothamist 

- Politicians and neighbors join together to demand a landlord repair his building.  Brooklyn Eagle 

- Bob Infantino, "Long Island's Favorite Magician," pleads guilty to 64 counts of child pornography.  NY Magazine 

- The all-income Williamsburg Community Apartments at 135 Kent Avenue and North 6th Street have been completed. The Real Deal

- Hurricane season is only going to cause more problems for BP.  NY Magazine

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Philip said...

Used to go to Montes in the early 80's before it was renovated. Always loved it, especially the valet parking.

bj said...

That's Monte? I always remembered a place with valet parking but couldn't recall where it was.