Friday, February 10, 2012

Blue Ribbon Sushi Moving; 20 Henry Re-Launches; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- After a number of corruption cases and shootings, State Senator Kevin S. Parker, a Brooklyn Democrat, introduced a bill that would give Albany more oversight over NYC police. NY Times

- The long-awaited re-launch of sales is taking place this week at 20 Henry St. (the Candy Factory) in Brooklyn Heights. Brooklyn Eagle

- Oprah visits Hasidic Brooklyn. For some reason. Huff Post

- Brooklyn man hopes rare surgery will raise awareness of disfiguring condition. CBS

- Hilarious "Sh*t Park Slope Parents Say" video. So true. Brownstoner

- Blue Ribbon Sushi to close, move next door. Here's Park Slope

- Gowanus Canal's toxic sludge would be the foundation for a new park just blocks from the waterway, under a federal proposal. Brooklyn Paper

- Potential child victims of Taleek Brooks coming forward. Brooklynian

- Borough President Marty Markowitz is floating the idea of a comeback for the 69th Street ferry. Brooklyn Eagle

- Watch out for crooks asking for directions in Brooklyn. CBS

- Get your cute fix on Valentine's Day with an adorable, cuddly, sugary sweet (and inexpensive) tour of Brooklyn. Brokelyn

- Facebook is using you. NY Times

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