Friday, December 23, 2011

Brooklyn Bridge Havoc; Missing Cafe Owner Murdered in PA; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Brooklyn Bridge sandblasting debris wreaks havoc, at least two hospitalized. BHB

- Joshua Rubin, who ran the Whisk Bakery Cafe in Ditmas Park, missing for weeks, was discovered murdered and burned in Pennsylvania. NY Times and Ditmas Park Blog

- Artists plan to create an interactive public sculpture and light installation under the BQE in Red Hook. L Magazine

- The hipster Christmas tree stand of Brooklyn. Gawker

- Bay Ridge parents had a deal to move kids to a school across the street, but then DOE forgot about it. Brooklyn Eagle

- Jonathan Ames ("Bored to Death") showed up at the Brooklyn Inn like he promised and bought everyone drinks. Carroll Gardens Patch

- There are 129 storefronts in DUMBO, and the vacancy rate is 10.2 percent. Brooklyn Heights Press

- Illegal wolf-dog found roaming the streets of Brooklyn will be sent to a sanctuary. NY Daily News

- Developer hopes to sell Carroll Gardens condo for $15.5 million. TRD

- Did Levi Aron kill and dismember the 8-year-old because of inbreeding? His lawyer thinks so. Gothamist

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