Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Real Reason Sweet Melissa Closed; Mary Whalen Support Meeting (and Afterparty); and More Brooklyn Briefs

- The real reason for Sweet Melissa's closing? PMFA

- Homeland Security rules are killing the Mary A. Whalen cultural venue/oil tanker in Red Hook, and the new home the city promised isn't happening. A meeting is taking place at LICH this Monday (followed by an afterparty). Brooklyn Eagle

- The city dropped $140,000 on the Prospect Park West bike lane -- and that's just for the legal fees. NY Magazine

- Where the fallout shelters are in Brooklyn Heights. (Just in case.) BHB

- Professor says renting is always better than owning. TRD

- Seven years later, top court upholds Brooklyn mans conviction for gay murder. Brooklyn Eagle

- Look who's been delivering weed via private jet. Gothamist

- How that Swedish guy survived for two months in a snow-covered car. Gizmodo

- American and Chinese scientists are flabbergasted after discovering a giant 298-million-year-old forest buried intact under a coal mine in Inner Mongolia, China. Gizmodo

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