Thursday, February 7, 2013

Weberman Sentence Reduced; Catching Gangstas with Facebook; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Rabbi Nechemya Weberman's 103-year sentence for his sexual abuse of a young Hasidic girl has been automatically reduced to 50 years. Failed Messiah

- How the Postal Service ending Saturday mail delivery will affect Brooklynites. Brooklyn Eagle 

The MTA has released an interactive subway map that allows users to zoom, drag and drop. Carroll Gardens Patch

- The tide has turned against opponents of the Justice in Palestine event tonight at Brooklyn College. Mayor Bloomberg denounced threats to college funding over the event. Mondoweiss

- How to game the salad bar at Foragers in DUMBO. Brooklyn Magazine

- Crime fighters in Brooklyn are using social media to catch dumb gangsters. NY Daily News

- Cuomo budget "raids" $20 million from the MTA. Streetsblog

- Artist uses Gowanus Canal sludge as paint.  Brooklyn Paper  

- Here's how the city plans to spend its $1.8B chunk of Sandy aid. Brooklyn Eagle 

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Anonymous said...

At least the salad bar is good at Foragers. Why are the new workers in DUMBO so lazy that to walk up to the Heights for cheap deli salads.

Wasn't so long ago that there was not even a Peas & Pickles.

The rich kids that now work in DUMBO are such cheapskates.

Anonymous said...

Probably apartment-poor.