Friday, October 18, 2013

More About Grimm; De Blasio Donations; Messy DUMBO Post Office; And More Brooklyn Briefs

Always-messy Post Office, Front Street, DUMBO. Photo: MK Metz
- Eco dock opens at 69th Street pier in Brooklyn, and anyone can use it. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- A Democratic committee started a Tumblr compiling things Republican Congressman Michael Grimm “could have done in 17 minutes” (instead of you-know-what). [Politicker]

- Brooklyn Night Bazaar scores 24,000 sq. ft. Greenpoint digs.[TRD]

- The idea of residential parking permits near Barclays Center seems to be going nowhere. [Atlantic Yards Report]

- Top donations to the de Blasio mayoral campaign came from ZIP Codes 11201 and 11215 in Brooklyn, and 10021, 10028 and 10024 in Manhattan. [Brooklyn Ink]

-Carroll Gardens woman to celebrate her 80th birthday by jumping out of an airplane. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Smith Street's 4th Annual Festivale des Soupes (soup crawl) takes place this Saturday. [McBrooklyn]

- Ukrainian astronomers have discovered a "massive" asteroid that has a slight possibility of hitting Earth on August 26, 2032. [io9]

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