Monday, April 15, 2013

The Million Dollar Jackie Robinson Glove; M.T.A. As Grinch; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- The glove Brooklyn Dodgers' Jackie Robinson used during the 1955 and 1956 seasons is up for auction -- and it may fetch as much as a million dollars. [NY Daily News]

- Effort underway to landmark Jackie Robinson house. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Hasidic sect looking to nab 3.2 acre National Guard fortress for sale in Williamsburg. [TRD]

- Some parents plan to boycott this week's new and harder math and English tests. [Record Online]

- M.T.A. bans collecting used MetroCards for charity. [NY Magazine]

- Is ferry service being expanded to bail out developers? [Queens Crap]

- On Children's Day, April 23rd, Masal Café is feeding children gratis, from early morning right through to beyond their bedtimes. [Examiner]

- NYPD in trouble for setting larceny traps for New Yorkers. [Gawker]

- Is New York losing its edge as Start Up City? [Entrepreneur]

- Do you eat KoJel kosher foods like instant pudding, hot chocolate mix and instant noodle soup? Ummn, better read this. [NY Times]

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