Thursday, March 22, 2012

Domino Lawsuit; Driver Runs Down Cyclist; End of 'Pink Slime;' and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Lawsuit could hurt Domino development plans. Brooklyn Eagle

- A driver who was fleeing from another accident plowed into a cyclist in Bensonhurst, critically injuring him. NY Daily News

- Developers plan two very tall skyscrapers at City Point in Downtown Brooklyn. Brooklyn Paper

- American Apparel's Dov Charney ‘sex slave’ case booted from Brooklyn court. NY Magazine

- Brooklyn CB 2 called on the state DOT to explain the cancellation of the BQE reconstruction project. TSTC

- Rockstar Games ("Grand Theft Auto") co-founder Dan Houser is the new owner of the Brooklyn Heights mansion at 70 Willow Street, once owned by Truman Capote. Game Politics and Gothamist

- Disgusting "pink slime" meat substance used in ground beef will be phased out of New York City school lunches by next September. Brooklyn Eagle

- A P.E. teacher at a Brooklyn high school was arrested Tuesday after allegedly grabbing the buttocks of a 16-year-old female student. NY Times

- Parents at the Satellite Three middle school in Fort Greene have appealed to the state to prevent the closure of their school. The Local

- Locked out of his apartment, Dyker Heights man tries to climb in through third-floor window and falls to his death. Brooklyn Eagle

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