Thursday, July 5, 2012

Helping Collapsed Brownstone Residents; Joey Chestnut; and More Brooklyn briefs

- It was Joey Chestnut all the way at Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. NY1

- How to help the residents of 241 Carroll St., the brownstone that collapsed in Carroll Gardens. FundRazr and PMFA

- Downtown Brooklyn hotel gets cosmetic fixes, plans August 1 opening. TRD

- Boutique leases the old Bococa Cafe space on Court Street. Brooklyn Eagle

- Why you should never lean on the doors in the subway. WYDNKBYANM

- On the other hand, the nicest things happen on the subway sometimes. Tumblr|Brooklyn

- McCarren Pool neighbor comments: “It’s almost Machiavellian how our public administration thinks they can realize these grand ideals for giant public pools without real infrastructure, like bathrooms." NY Times

- A transit officer was stabbed in the eye on Wednesday in Queens. Despite a bifurcated eye, he shot and killed his assailant. NY Times

- The Facebook email fiasco, part 2. Gizmodo

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