Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Brooklyn Fishing Debry; Cult at Atlantic Antic? And More Brooklyn Briefs

- City bus drivers sued the New York Police Department on Monday for commandeering their buses and making them drive to the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday to pick up detained protesters. CBS

- How to escape from zip ties around your wrists. For whatever reason you may need to. Animal  via  Gothamist

- The Brooklyn Fishing derby is officially underway -- in the East River. Village Voice

- 250 Baltic St., housing Brooklyn Community Board 6, Families First and the South Beach Psychiatric Center, is trying to recover from a flood that seriously damaged parts of the building. Brooklyn Eagle

- State Senator Daniel Squadron announced that the MTA has heeded his call and plans to improve weekend service on the L train. Brooklyn Politics Blog

- A table for a "Stalinist political cult called the National Labor Federation, or NATLFED" was in action at the Atlantic Antic this past weekend. Brooklynian

- Cops are criticized for inadequate response to Park Slope rapes. Brooklyn Paper 

- Why would you jump the turnstile if you were carrying a loaded gun and a sock full of weed? Brooklyn Eagle  

- Starting November 1, you can donate $5 at Starbucks and they will use the money to help fund loans to community businesses. They estimate one new job will be created for every $3,000 in donations. Starbucks

- Facebook's tracking scandal is mushrooming. Gawker

- Why every American should register as a Republican. Huff Post

- Climate change could make chocolate a luxury item. Huff Post

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