Friday, September 9, 2011

Learn To Raise Chickens; Neapolitan Pizza in DUMBO; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Free urban farming lessons -- including chicken raising -- this Sunday in Brooklyn. Brokelyn
In related news, chicken haven Bushwick City Farms is planning a third site. Brownstoner

- NYPD ballistics tests have determined that a Brooklyn shootout suspect did not kill a bystander near the West Indian Day Parade. So who did? Brooklyn Eagle

- Wild Rise, a new Neapolitan pizza place has just opened in DUMBO. DumboNYC  Don't know what Neapolitan pizza is? Get the all-important facts here. Serious Eats

- Charlie Sahadi is getting an award at Roulette, a new performing arts space.  Brooklyn Eagle 

- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has “specific, credible but unconfirmed threat information” as the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks nears. Bloomberg and Gawker

- Brooklyn underground play to be performed at Green-Wood Cemetery. Get it? Brooklyn Eagle

- Rats are biting people on the subway now. NY Magazine

- Millionaire's son wins $107 million lottery. Gawker
- Secret police documents show that IKEA used political prisoners as slave laborers in East Germany in the 1970s. SMH via Curbed

- Why the CEO of PIMCO liked President Obama's jobs speech last night.  Huff Post

- Why an expert in urban redevelopment did not like President Obama's jobs speech last night. Huff Post

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