Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Election Today; Bath Tub Races; 75 Livingston; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Democrats in Brooklyn: You are supposed to vote for a Civil Court Judge today. Here's information about it: Brooklynian

- Vicious, personal flyers; strangers knocking on doors: it's another election in the 54th District. NY Times

- It is once again time for the Greenpoint Lion’s Club bath tub races. NYshitty

- More about that suspicious package that closed down Court Street Sunday. Brooklyn Eagle 

- NYPD officers really got into the West Indian Day parade this year. Huff Post and The Smoking Gun

- Some Brooklyn politicians have lent their support to the residents of 75 Livingston St., who want to have their building exempted from the Downtown Brooklyn Skyscraper District. Brooklyn Eagle 

- Man convicted of bribing Carl Kruger. Brooklyn Politics Blog

- Fort Greene may have reinvented itself, but it still has "one of the highest robbery, burglary and murder rates per capita in the city.” Brooklyn Eagle 

- Here's an interesting discussion of the statues at the War memorial in Cadman Plaza Park. Brownstoner

- Toyota's getting sued in probably the stupidest ad campaign ever. Gawker

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