Friday, May 18, 2012

Linsanity in Brooklyn; More On Packer SAT Snafu; Heights Cinema Going Down; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- There are reports that the Nets would love to steal Lin from the Knicks and transplant Linsanity to Brooklyn. Gothamist

- Latest development in Packer's SAT test debacle: Packer lawyers up. Brooklyn Eagle

- After some controversy, it looks like the Brooklyn Heights Cinema building at 70 Henry Street will be replaced by a new five-story rental building. Brownstoner

- High court: Judge Gustin Reichbach of Brooklyn admits he smokes marijuana to ease suffering from cancer. NY Daily News

- An ultra-Orthodox convention against the Internet will censor reporters. The organizers have also limited the number of tickets available for sale in non-Hasidic areas of Brooklyn and will bar women. Failed Messiah

- Brooklyn Community Board 7 passed a motion last night in favor of re-engineering dangerous Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park for greater safety. Streetsblog

- Eating $550 worth of Brooklyn food in one weekend. Brokelyn

- Mysterious beach rocks in California spontaneously explode in woman's pocket, sending her to hospital and filling house with smoke. Gawker

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