Thursday, October 27, 2011

Cobble Hill History Wiki; Brooklyn Hospitals In Big Trouble; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- The Cobble Hill History Project’s interactive wiki is in the works. It's being organized block by block and house by house. Brooklyn Heights Press

- Oh oh. At a big meeting held at Metrotech, no concrete proposals emerged to save Brooklyn’s hospitals -- and the deadline is November 1. The Local

- Happy 50th birthday to Phantom Tollbooth, the book with roots in Brooklyn Heights. BHB

- Yes, you can make a living and see the world carving pumpkins. Brooklyn Eagle

- Family takes six-month-old to Brookdale Hospital with slight fever. Hospital kills him with overdose of antibiotic. CBS

- A Brooklyn man's threats to shoot elected officials and blow up a Staten Island police stationhouse haven't worked out very well. slive

- Funk music legend George Clinton -- wearing a skull-adorned baseball cap and a dozen gold necklaces  -- came to Brooklyn Law School this week to discuss copyright law. Brooklyn Eagle

- Cat missing at JFK since August recovered after falling through the ceiling. NY Times

- Relax ladies: former "rape cop" Kenneth Moreno is studying to be an X-ray technician. Gothamist

- Bloggers getting bribed for $130 a link. Gawker

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