Tuesday, November 5, 2013

4,000 Rabbis; Sheepshead Bay Sandy Scammer; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Hamill: Bill de Blasio should stay in Brooklyn, forget Gracie Mansion. [NY Daily News]

- After the election, "New York City is going to be an exciting laboratory" of progressive ideas, says City Councilman Brad Lander. [Politico]

- Feds bust Sheepshead Bay homeowner for scamming Sandy funds. [Sheepshead Bites]

- A beloved Brooklyn Heights woman has passed away after living a quietly extraordinary life. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Photo: More than 4,000 rabbis in Crown Heights. [NY Daily News]

- The Chinese investment group that owns 70 percent of Ratner's Atlantic Yards development, has laid out an eight-year timeline to finish construction. [Curbed]

- Another Obamacare horror story debunked. [LA Times]

- Don't keep your laptop plugged in all the time. [Wired]

- Dozens of deadly spiders burst from banana as woman prepares to eat it. Comments are worth reading, too. [Gawker]

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