Thursday, October 18, 2012

Bay Ridge Sinkhole Patched; Hackert0wn in Williamsburg; and More Brooklyn Briefs

American Apparel goes Trekie. Photo: MKMetz
- Residents of the Chocolate Factory apartments on Park Avenue are being terrorized by gunfire and knife fights from rowdy patrons of a neighboring nightclub. NY Times

- Giant Bay Ridge sinkhole from hell is finally fixed. Brooklyn Eagle

- Tech entrepreneurs in Williamsburg plan “Hackert0wn” — replete with sleeping pods and a hydroponic farm. TRD

- Chris Olechowski, backed by Assemblyman Vito Lopez, won the race for the Democratic district leader in Brooklyn’s 50th Assembly District. The incumbent, Lincoln Restler, lost by 19 votes. NY Times

- Franklin Delano Roosevelt High School cut the ribbon Tuesday afternoon on their brand new $3 million athletic field. Bensonhurst Bean

- The Landmarks Commission is issuing violations to the former Gage & Tolner on Fulton Street that may add up to $5,000 a day. WSJ

- DOT makes room for pedestrians on Flatbush Avenue. Streetsblog

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