Thursday, July 21, 2011

No Money for Promised Williamsburg Park; Busy Barclays; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Oops, there's no money for the Bushwick Inlet Park on the Williamsburg and Greenpoint waterfront that Bloomberg promised the locals to make up for being screwed. Gothamist

- Barclays Center will be the site of 200 sporting and entertainment events a year. That's four a week.

- Police release the name of the drunk driver who ran down a beloved Fort Greene resident. The Local

- That rotten egg smell yesterday (all over Brooklyn), explained. Gothamist

- After city raid, 475 Kent "ain't gonna be condos any time soon." TRD

- He said she said: Brooklyn bike lane case continues on August 3. Transportation Nation and Streetsblog

- Why you need to see Sweet Smell of Success tonight in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Gothamist

- The Center for Science in the Public Interest has released its annual Xtreme Eating Awards. Morton's Steak House gets a mention. CSPI (pdf)

- Apple bids goodbye to the familiar white MacBook. Reuters

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