Monday, February 28, 2011

Downtown Brooklyn's Fast Growth; Brooklyn Student Dies at Cornell; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Downtown Brooklyn has become the borough's fastest-growing residential neighborhood, but not everybody's happy about that. CrainsNY 

- Park Slope sexual assault has residents on edge.  Gothamist 

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus won't be in Coney Island this summer. NY Daily News

- A Brooklyn biology major died Friday morning at Cornell University after being found unresponsive in his fraternity house. NY Post 

- Twitter reunites homeless Brooklyn man with long-lost daughter, grand-kids. NY Daily News

- Legendary Brooklyn record store to close after 67 years. NYT City Room 

- Gowanus Canal: heavily polluted with PAHs, PCBs, heavy metals, and sewage. Brooklyn Eagle 

- 11 injured in bus accident Sunday at Flatbush and Atlantic Avenues. Carroll Gardens Patch 

- Brooklyn "rabbi" denies of molesting girl since she was 12.  CBS

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