Monday, December 13, 2010

Elephants on Flatbush; Walmart in East New York; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Bruce Ratner: “I can’t wait to see circus elephants marching down Flatbush Avenue and into the Barclays Center." Gothamist

- East New York is bracing for what could be the city's first Walmart. NY Daily News 

- Get your holiday gift shopping done on the way to Fairway.  Brooklyn Based

- Some sensible reasons why a huge parking lot should not be built in the middle of the downtown area of one of the most densely populated counties in this nation.  Environment.Change 

- Five deaths in 19 months linked to Lowen’s Pharmacy in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

- After the rabbinical court known as the Beth Din of Crown Heights ordered members not to speak to the cops (see NY Times), Brooklyn DA Hynes says he's not going to let the Beth Dins stop him from doing his job.  FailedMessiah

- Gawker data base hacked -- change your password.  Huff Post

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