Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Prospect Park Pervert; Thrift Shop Scam; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- The city is selling lots for $1 in East New York. (Developers only need apply.) TRD 

- Results for the 2013 Mayor's race poll, by the borough. The Brooklyn Politics Blog

- Ladies, have you been bothered by a strange, small, masturbating man on a bike in Prospect Park? Brooklynian

- These thrift shops say they share their proceeds with Fellowship Baptist Church in Coney Island, but the whole thing's a scam. NY Post

- Truman Capote's Brooklyn Heights home gets another price chop. Curbed

- More strange signs pop up in Brooklyn, this time in Greenpoint. Gothamist

- Cops say they nabbed the Fort Greene Park gunman on Saturday. Brooklyn Paper

- 17 best lines from epic New Yorker IKEA story. Curbed

- Well, at least they won't be called the Brooklyn Bridges, the Brooklyn ’Tudes, the Brooklyn New Yorkers or the Brooklyn Ballers. Though Brooklyn Ballers would have been OK. Brooklyn Eagle

- The MTA says it will not run ads from right-wing demagogue Pamela Geller, who calls those who oppose Israel "savages." Gothamist

- Biking to work is making your lungs black. As a matter of fact, you're "all going to die like a bunch of West Virginia coal miners hawking up soot loogies." Gawker and Gothamist

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