Monday, January 7, 2013

Brooklyn Deaths; DUMBO Plans; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Harry Smith, Brooklyn Heights-based poet and publisher, dies at 76. Brooklyn Eagle

- Brooklyn author Sol Yurick dies at 87. WNYC

- Drunk man celebrating his birthday fatally shoots 34-year-old man inside a Clinton Hill diner. NY Daily News  (It was Biggie's favorite diner, says NY Magazine.)

- A Brooklyn monument celebrating residents who fought in the Civil War was vandalized yesterday with buckets of paint. NY Post

- Check out DUMBO's new street and plaza plans at a public workshop Tuesday. Brooklyn Eagle

- Something brewing at long-deserted Montague Street space? BHB

- Now we have a robot whose job is vomiting. Gawker

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