Thursday, January 20, 2011

Water Main Break on Court Street; Animal Tethering Bill; and More Brooklyn Briefs

 - Bloomberg brags on Brooklyn in his "State of the City."  Brooklyn Eagle 

- What a mess! Water main break on Court Street in Carroll Gardens brings out Con Ed, National Grid, DEP, DOT, NYPD, FDNY. Street will be closed again today.  PMFA 

- NYC Council passes bill that would bar pet owners from tethering their animals outside for longer than three hour.  Gothamist 

- You would have to run 17 miles to burn off the calories consumed in a meal at Peter Luger. WYDNKBYANM 

- E.L. Doctorow will speak at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights on Thursday, February 3. BHB 

- Parents protest: DOE plans to close P.S. 114 in Canarsie and replace it with a charter school and another elementary school. Brooklyn Eagle, NY1 

- Can Councilman Lander save the day for South Slopers? Here's Park Slope 

- The German government recently commissioned a piece of software that can erase photos from Facebook and other sites after a set amount of time. Fast Company

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