Monday, May 16, 2011

Nathan's Handwerker Dies; Heights Helicopter Ban; Blogfest and More

- Murray Handwerker, visionary entrepreneur of Nathan's Hot Dogs, dies at 89. NY Daily News

- Locals call for ban on helicopters over Brooklyn Heights. BHB 

- Brooklyn bloggers gather in annual rite at Blogfest, where a professor at CUNY’s Graduate School of Journalism was possibly unaware of the Brooklyn Eagle's existence. Brooklyn Eagle

- Hold off on the frozen food at NSA on Washington Avenue. Brooklynian 

- Ground broken on Brooklyn College's new Performing Arts Center.  Brooklyn Eagle 

- Massive ticket-fixing probe, cops hooking up with hookers, etc. Gothamist

- Court upholds order barring Riverside Garage construction. BHB 

- One out of four adult New Yorkers -- including one out of three below the age of 30 -- plans to flee the state in the next five years. NY Daily News

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