Thursday, August 11, 2011

Boyland's Car Window Shot Out; 'Russian Dolls' Reality Series; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Assemblyman William Boyland was driving with his seven-year-old son in Brooklyn last night when his car’s back window was shot out. Brooklyn Politics Blog

- Two of the restauranteurs behind Morimoto will be opening a noodle house in Prospect Heights later this month. Brooklyn Paper

- A Brooklyn man admitted stealing more than $700,000 using more than 2,000 stolen credit card numbers. Main Justice 

- St. Francis College named to Forbes Best College list -- again. Brooklyn Eagle 

- Here's a hyper-local, personal walking tour of that walker's wonderland, Park Slope. Intelligent Travel

- Those are fancy tree guards they're installing on Myrtle Avenue. Myrtle Avenue via Brooklynian

- "Borscht-and-bling" reality series "Russian Dolls" is about a group of Russian-Americans in Brighton Beach. According to the NY Times, "the producers didn’t have any difficulty recruiting a gaggle of vain, vulgar spendthrifts willing to hiss, preen and cry on cue for the camera."

- The Statue of Liberty to close for yearlong renovation.  Huff Post

- TSA criminals are having a field day stealing your stuff at JFK airport. Queens Crap  

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