Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Brooklyn Real Estate; Park Slope Food Co-op; Giant Spiders and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Artist wants to bring creepy 60-foot spider to the web of the Brooklyn Bridge. No word on giant fly. Gothamist

- Better investment than the stock market: Price of Brooklyn apartments and condos in the third quarter increased 11 percent over the third quarter of last year. Brooklyn Eagle

- Someone has something good to say about the Park Slope Food Co-op. Mostly. WYDNKBYANM

- Underwhelming response to Occupy Brooklyn. Brooklyn Ink

- Romanian artists have been working seven days a week to restore and recreate rare "sgraffito" ornamentation on a Brooklyn Heights co-op. Brooklyn Heights Press

- Video offers possible explanation for that weird buzzing sound near St. Johns and Washington. Brooklynian

- The Fort Greene Association‘s proposal to expand the Fort Greene Historic District has annoyed some residents. The Local

- City officials and real estate heavy lifters (including City Council speaker Christine Quinn, Two Trees' Jed Walentas, Michael Kaye, Chris Havens, Jason Muss and many more) will be participating in the final 2011 luncheon of the 2011 Brooklyn Real Estate Roundtable on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Brooklyn Heights Press

- If you missed The Creator's Project in DUMBO, here's a synopsis. South Brooklyn Posts

- Hinsch’s Confectionery, the famous Bay Ridge ice cream parlor-luncheonette that closed Sept. 29 after 63 years, is reopening. Brooklyn Eagle

- According to the NYPD, the biggest cause of car crashes in August was cell phones. Gothamist

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