Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Heavy Fines for Poppy Seeds; Silicon Brooklyn; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Terrifying graph shows growing popularity of Brooklyn as a baby name. Brokelyn

- Overnight Brooklyn Bridge repair driving them crazy in Manhattan, too. abc

- The owner of a Montreal-style bagel shop in Cobble Hill Brooklyn Heights says Health Department inspectors are levying heavy fines for poppy seeds falling on the floor. Gothamist

- There's no stopping 'Silicon Brooklyn.' Brooklyn Eagle

- Art world it-girl buys expensive carriage house in Red Hook. TRD

- There's a class coming up about how to make a duct tape wallet. Brooklyn Brainery

- Law enforcement recovers nearly twice as many guns in Brooklyn as in any other New York City borough. The Brooklyn Ink

- Don't throw out that letter! Bank of America will begin mailing 200,000 letters offering certain customers mortgage principal reduction. CNBC

- Dustin Hoffman rescues jogger after heart attack. NY Magazine

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Anonymous said...

BB Empire Bagels is on the NW corner of Atlantic and Clinton and is very decidedly in Brooklyn Heights.

Anonymous said...

Let's just say that if you had one of their bagels, which aren't very good regardless of whether you're from Brooklyn or Canada, you wouldn't want to take credit for it being in your neighborhood.

mcbrooklyn said...

Right. Definitely Brooklyn Heights. Never had one of the bagels...