Wednesday, December 15, 2010

- Quite a fuss over a young man riding his bicycle on the sidewalk! (Make sure to read the comments.)  Crown

- Now it seems the police are giving out tickets for merely walking your bike on the sidewalk! Gothamist 

- Secret police videotaping to begin in Brooklyn.  Brooklyn Eagle 

- Coney Island's Shore Theater is named a landmark.  NY Times

- "Brooklyn Heights," the novel by Miral al-Tahawy, has received the 2010 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature. BHB

- A lawsuit has been filed in Brooklyn against Jimmy Kimmel for using footage of an eccentric local rabbi from a YouTube video without permission. Brooklyn Eagle 

- A 29-year-old man was arrested on Dec. 6 for not only encouraging his son to beat up a 10-year-old classmate — but for holding his child’s opponent down during the fisticuffs.  Brooklyn Paper 

- The cure nearly killed him, but a man is officially rid of HIV.  Gizmodo 

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