Friday, September 30, 2011

Scissura Steps Down; Seniors 'Penned' Inside Center; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Carlo Scissura, chief of staff to Borough President Marty Markowitz, has stepped down from his post -- in order to run for his boss's job. Brooklyn Eagle

- Brooklyn (parts of it, anyway) becomes the City of Light Saturday. Brokelyn

The Brooklyn Night Bazaar will be taking over the DeKalb Market for an evening of independent food vendors, art, music and a beer and wine garden on Sunday, October 9th. Gothamist

- Boerum Hill residents criticize the iron gate built to keep seniors penned inside the Hopkins Center (it used to be called Bishop Mugavero Center), and say it's indicative of a declining quality of care. Brooklyn Eagle

- Swoon hits Gowanus. South Brooklyn Post

- New York photographer unsure what diamond-shaped object is. In related news, New York is a current UFO ALERT 3 rating. Examiner via Gothamist

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