Monday, April 25, 2011

Walmart Redux; Subway Ceiling Falls on Kids; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- A plan to turn a Brooklyn landfill into a huge shopping mall - possibly with a Walmart - has ignited a controversy over whether developers are getting a sweetheart deal.  NY Daily News

- Kevin Mooney, the owner of "a legendary old man bar" in Park Slope, died last week after a five-year cancer battle. Brooklynian

- Two kids are sent to the hospital after getting hit by falling ceiling at Brooklyn Museum subway stop. Prospect Heights Patch

- Man from South Carolina visits his aunt in East Flatbush, gets shot to death by total stranger. Video. CBS

- PetSmart, the national chain offering live pets, supplies and services, is coming to Atlantic Avenue in Boerum Hill. Brooklyn Eagle

- Boing Boing, a maternity and breastfeeding store in Park Slope, offers a 10% discount only to same-sex moms. Brokelyn

-Brooklyn student sues Hartwick College over frat hazing. WSJ

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