Tuesday, November 29, 2011

$177 Bagel; Prospect Park Pervert Payback; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Brooklyn's economic story doesn’t lend itself to a simple happy ending. City-Journal 

- Random dude from Brooklyn could end ATM fees forever, maybe. BusinessInsider

- One piece of evidence at the corruption trial of Councilman Larry Seabrook: a receipt for a Snapple and a bagel sandwich that totals $177.64. Brooklyn Eagle

- The Brooklyn DA's Office has charged 89 men in the borough's ultra-Orthodox communities with child sex abuse -- a threefold increase over a two-year span. JTA

- The park ranger who captured a gun-slinging pervert in Prospect Park was reprimanded by the city for the deed. Brooklyn Paper

- Food trucks may get graded, too. Carroll Gardens Patch

- Brooklyn mourns Olga Bloom of Bargemusic. Brooklyn Heights Press

- Orthodox Jews can now get a deal on evil eye removal. Do you think the machashayfa next door is hexing you? You're a phone call away from removing her curse. FailedMessiah

- A Brooklyn man suing the city for $10 million for being shot by police "for no reason" has been previously arrested 26 times. Brooklyn Eagle 

- Teen rehab center slated for Boerum Hill. Brownstoner

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