Thursday, August 5, 2010

Brooklyn Industries Cuts Back, Brooklyn Heights Association Bar Crawl, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Brooklyn Industries, suffering from the economy and heat, cuts back. Gothamist

- The Brooklyn Heights Association will present its first pub crawl tonight!  Brooklyn Eagle

- The 20-year-old daughter of former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of shoplifting cosmetics.  WSJ

- New Brooklyn restaurant, wine bar and food cart reviews.  Brownstoner

- The NYC Health Dept. plans to spray pesticide Anvil 10+10 in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Bushwick and East Williamsburg tonight. Stay inside. Bed-Stuy Blog 

- A protest halted the sale of live frogs at a Montague Street card shop.  Brooklyn Eagle 

- A carnival in Pennsylvania used a picture of President Obama as a darts target.  Huff Post

- More than 30 US billionaires have pledged to give at least half of their fortunes to charity.  FT

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