Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Columbia Waterfront Park Meeting; More On Brooklyn Heights Cinema; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Join the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative and Regional Plan Association for a meeting on January 18th to plan for Columbia Waterfront Park -- a new public open space on Columbia Street between Kane and Degraw Streets. Cobble Hill Association

- Brooklyn Heights Cinema owner comments about what's going on at 70 Henry Street. BHB

- Brooklyn Councilman Lew Fidler has officially launched his campaign for a State Senate seat left open because of scandal. NY1

- The Brooklyn Historical Society has launched an exhibit about the Lefferts family that you can visit from the comfort of your own home. Brooklyn Before Now

- Perk of the job: Two TSA screeners who stole $40,000 from an air traveler's luggage at JFK were sentenced to just six months in prison. WSJ

- National housing analyst warns that the U.S. housing market may be in a “death spiral,” CNN reported. Via TRD

- The EPA worries about risks to our drinking water in New York fracking rules. Propublica

- Tickets to The Dark Knight Rises are already on sale. The movie opens July 19. NY Magazine

- Pets can eat real food. Fast Company

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