Wednesday, January 25, 2012

While We're On the Subject of Portland, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Venn Diagram: Portland Vs. Brooklyn. The Frisky

- Just like Portland: A free lecture on cooking bears, beaver and moose, in Brooklyn. Featuring a terrifying moose-face stew recipe. Brokelyn

- Ever more like Portland: Brooklyn guy offers artisanal pencil-sharpening class. Really. Gothamist

- Old Fulton buildings in search of new owner. Commenter says it's a flip. Brownstoner

- City Council Landmarks panel approves historic skyscraper district in Brooklyn. NY Times

- In a bid to nail down $60 million in funding, Mayor Bloomberg is planning to close, transform and then reopen 33 struggling city schools, and fire up to half their staff. Brooklyn Eagle

- MTA adds buses to Brooklyn's B61 bus route (Van Brunt, Columbia St., Atlantic Ave.) during evening rush. Brad Lander

- "Backwards wheelchair lady" is a locally-famous Bensonhurst character. MBTR and The Danja Zone via Brooklynian

- Google has changed its privacy policy, but that doesn't make it evil. TechCrunch

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