Thursday, July 28, 2011

Don't Swim at Sea Gate Beach Yet; Landlords Busted; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Starting Thursday, Sea Gate Beach in Brooklyn will no longer be closed, but city health officials warn the beach is still probably filthy. NY1

- Flatbush hospital buildings to become affordable housing. TRD

- In the race for Weiner's seat, ex-Mayor Koch endorses Turner as being more pro-Israel than Weprin, who happens to be an Orthodox Jew with family in Israel. Sheepshead Bites

- The awfulness of Brooklyn Trend Stories. Gawker

- Three landlords of two disastrous residential buildings in Flatbush have been arrested. Brooklyn Eagle

- The never-ending Simon and Chana Taub divorce saga took another twist when Soya Radin, a friend of Chana's, was evicted from the Borough Park apartment she rented from the Taubs. TRD

- Something to think about before you rent your apartment to someone using Airbnb. Gawker

- The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission voted to ban wells for the disposal of natural gas drilling fluids from a region where hundreds of earthquakes have struck, a move officials said was necessary to prevent a potential catastrophe. Huff Post

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