Tuesday, August 6, 2013

De Blasio's Surge; Shooting in East Flatbush; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- De Blasio's surge is eating away at Bloomberg's cold, dead heart. [Crain's NY]

- 64-year-old man shot dead on the street in East Flatbush for no discernible reason. [NY Daily News]

- In what has become a rite of passage in Brooklyn, more pols were arrested while protesting the closure of Long Island College Hospital (LICH). [Brooklyn Eagle]

- John Liu has been denied matching funds. [Politicker]

- Barclays announces Beyonce is coming back to Brooklyn Dec. 22nd. Tix on sale 8/12. [Twitter]

- About 100 Brooklyn R train riders tried out the new ferry. [NY Post]

- Grove Place, once forgotten alley, comes to life with vibrant murals. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Malware that targeted Tor sent identifying information about site visitors to an IP address belonging to the National Security Agency (NSA). [Arstechnica] and [Wired]

- Consuming the heaviest meal of the day at breakfast can lead to significant weight loss. [WSJ]

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