Thursday, June 16, 2011

Brooklyn's Million Dollar Baby; Fire at Muhlenberg; DUMBO Yeti; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Brooklyn’s million dollar baby unbeaten female pugilist Serrano captures featherweight title. Brooklyn Eagle

- Residents of the Single Room Occupancy building the Muhlenberg were lined up on Atlantic Avenue near Third yesterday after a fire broke out. Carroll Gardens Patch

- A Brooklyn inmate has confessed to shooting rap star Tupac Shakur 17 years ago. CTnow

- Can Brooklyn build a pedestrian-friendly arena at the Atlantic Yards site? Streetsblog

- Brooklyn day care center owner busted with ten pounds of pot wants to work with kids again. Gothamist

- History mystery: which Cobble Hill house was Winston Churchhill's mother actually born in? Brooklyn Eagle  

- This year the city’s slaughtered geese will not go to waste: They will go to feed hungry Pennsylvanians. NY Times

- Giant moss Yeti sighting in DUMBO. Gothamist

- Schools to get dirtier: The city’s Department of Education is cutting over $10 million from its custodial budget. NY Times

- Man who hid dead granny in closet during sex romp also hid dead transvestite under bed. Gothamist

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