Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Bloomberg's Hurricane Speech Today; NYPD Gay Beating? And More Brooklyn Briefs

- Tuesday Mayor Bloomberg will deliver a speech at the Brooklyn Navy Yard about how to protect New York City from future hurricanes like Sandy. [Crain's]

- Cops from Brooklyn's 76th Precinct accused of beating gay man outside station and using homophobic slurs. [Village Voice]

- Joseph M. Sullivan, retired Auxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, died on Friday, died at age 83 in a car accident. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Newlywed actress Lake Bell (Boston Legal; Miss Match) buys home on Fort Greene border for $1.5 million. [Celebuzz]

- Who even knew Green-Wood Cemetery had catacombs? [Gothamist]

- Corcoran has distributed flyers in Bedford-Stuyvesant trying to persuade brownstone owners to part with their valuable townhouses. [TRD]

- A business group wants to have a ferry run from Manhattan to Coney Island. [Brooklyn Daily]

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