Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Quinn Doesn't Like Attack Ads; Priest Blasts Post; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Brooklyn ranks as the second most expensive place to live in the U.S. [Yahoo Finance]

- Quinn tries to strong-arm cable companies to take attack ads off the air. [NY Magazine]

- Bath Beach priest used Twitter to blast the FDNY’s ticket-writing inspectors, says the Post. One problem: The priest says a the Post's story is "propaganda." [Bensonhurst Bean]

- Pundits: Brooklyn BP Markowitz must lose some weight but can keep his accent if he wants to move to TV. Oh, and the hair. [NY Daily News]

- Lineup announced for Northside Festival in Williamsburg. [NY Times]

- Red Hook march to save LICH draws hundreds. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- The Tablet magazine calls Brad Lander "Brooklyn's Unofficial Mayor."

- The NYPD doesn't care about speeding drivers, data shows. [Gothamist]

- Brooklyn Conservatives praise Thatcher as a role model. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- By mid-afternoon yesterday, the editor of the London Daily Telegraph announced he had closed comments on every Margaret Thatcher story. "Even our address to email tributes is filled with abuse," he said. [Sydney Morning Herald] 

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