Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Fashion, Schools, Strikes, Shootings, Cons and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Some residents want the West Indian American Carnival parade to just go away. WSJ and Brooklynian

- New Yorkers say the schools aren't any better under Bloomberg.  NY Times 

- Mother explains why she starved her son, put his body in a suitcase and moved to Brooklyn. Brooklyn Eagle 

- Bit of a kerfuffle over the Brooklyn Public Library throwing out books. Brooklynian

- CHCA has started a fund for the daughter of the innocent bystander killed in Monday night's shootout. CHCA

- Lots of Brooklyn Fashion Night Out participants this years. Brokelyn 

- Professors at Long Island University in Downtown Brooklyn are going on strike today. WNYC

- Nurses at Brooklyn Hospital vote to strike. Fort Greene Patch

- A con men is selling posters to Brooklyn businesses that are supposed to be available for free. Brooklyn Eagle

- Steiner Studios expansion going up fast at Brooklyn Navy Yard. Brownstoner  

- There's an official 9/11 memorial flag.  NY Times 

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