Thursday, July 15, 2010

A Zero Gravity Tank in Sunset Park, Spike the Cat Returns, and More Brooklyn Briefs

 - The opulent Loew’s Pitkin in Brownsville will be transformed into the new home for the Ascend Charter School, with stores on the ground floor.  Brooklyn Eagle

- How's the work on 25 Washington Street coming along?  DumboNYC

- Starting soon, Brooklynites can don bathing suits, climb into a large, egg-shaped “isolation tank" in Sunset Park and hear an audio composition on politics and zero gravity.  Brooklyn Eagle

- The government gave BP permission to start trying to slowly choke off the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday.  Huff Post

- Spike the cat has returned to Hawthorne Street. Cow had long been suspected in Spike's disappearance but was never formally charged. Hawthorne Street 

- Paul the Octopus could be worth millions!  Huff Post

- Will Apple announce a mass iPhone recall Friday?  NY Magazine

The Cobble Hill Association's annual series of summer concerts in Cobble Hill Park is soon to begin again in August. More at CHA 

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