Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Brooklyn Bridge Park Funding Meeting, New Commuter Vans, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Come to a meeting Wednesday considering sources of funding for Brooklyn Bridge Park (other than the construction of private housing in the park).  BHB

- A teenage driver who was texting on her cell phone mowed down a Chinese restaurant deliveryman. WPIX 

- Where bus routes were cut, a new kind of commuter van service is being tested in Brooklyn.  Brooklyn Eagle 

- A 23-year-old environmental activist from Brooklyn was killed when he was struck by a tractor-trailer while riding a bike through Canada. NBCNewYork 

- Fake shootout in DUMBO.  Brooklyn Eagle

- Though unemployment in Brooklyn is still high, commercial leasing is soaring, jobs are being added, and a movie studio expands. Crain's NY

- The worst U.S. recession since the Great Depression ended more than a year ago, the National Bureau of Economic Research said. Bloomberg

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