Friday, August 19, 2011

Grialdi's Kinda Dirty; Dognappings; Expanding Brooklyn Bridge Park; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Want flies with your pies? Grimaldi's racked up 56 violation points in their July Dept. of Health inspection. Eater  

- More gross news: Violations were found in nearly 60 percent of supermarket inspections. NY Times 

- "Rape cop" fights for child custody in Brooklyn. Brooklyn Eagle 

- Brooklyn Bridge Park is in talks with Con Ed to buy three acres. WSJ 

- “Everybody needs money and they’ll sell them." Dognappings rampant in Brooklyn. CBS Local 

- U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is hoping to save Fort Hamilton from closing by bringing in agencies like the FBI. Brooklyn Eagle 

- Legislation alert: Can you ride an electric bike in a bike lane? Carroll Gardens Patch 

- Fishing for crabs with condoms in Newtown Creek. Gothamist 

- Fun in Fort Greene? This week people were robbed on trains, on train platforms, in Fort Greene Park, in stores and banks, on their bikes and on the street. The Local

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