Monday, October 4, 2010

YMCA Gets Theater Tenant; National Grid Gets Bedbugs; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Carroll Gardens dog owners want "savage" Malamutes put to sleep.  New York Post  via  Gothamist

- A 16-year-old boy driving a minivan at more than twice the speed limit crashed into a Brooklyn house Sunday, killing his 13-year-old female passenger. NY Daily News

- Now that New York has won the Race to the Top funds, the NYC Dept. of Education has cut funding for after-school tutoring, arts programs and sports practices.  Gothamist

- The YWCA, owner of the 11-story building at Atlantic and Third avenues in Boerum Hill, has found an arts tenant who will restore its historic and long unused Memorial Hall theater. Brooklyn Eagle

- National Grid offices at 1 MetroTech in Downtown Brooklyn are infested with bedbugs.  Brooklyn Paper

- The Brooklyn Waldorf School in Fort Greene is most likely moving to a new building in Bed-Stuy. A Child Grows

- OMG. Look at what chicken nuggets are made out of. Gizmodo

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