Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Long Lines at New Brooklyn GAP; Broken Angel House; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Whole Foods gets green light for Gowanus mega-market. Brooklyn Eagle. . . The final vote took 9 seconds. PMFA

- A new Gap Outlet opened to long lines on Friday at the corner of Gallatin Place on the Fulton Mall. Carroll Gardens Patch

- Anyone got a dock? PortSide needs a new spot for the Mary A. Whalen by the end of April. Otherwise, the oil tanker turned floating museum will likely be scrapped. Brooklyn Eagle

- A group of Williamsburg parents is fighting the latest plans for a charter school they say will damage their existing public schools. dnainfo

- Brooklyn's broken down Broken Angel House hits the auction block. Observer

- Bones found in Sullivan County woods ID'd as Russian immigrant who disappeared from Brooklyn. Relatives: "Something to do with his work." RecordOnline

- A 26-year-old Florida woman has been charged with setting the January fire that burned and destroyed 'The Senator', a beloved 3,500-year-old cypress tree. Huff Post

- By the way, aspirin was found to stop the spread of cancer. NY Daily News

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