Friday, December 6, 2013

Ratner Ready to Stack Mods; Mob Attack; TEDxGowanus and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Forest City Ratner will begin stacking its constructed modular units to form a 32-story Atlantic Yards building next week. [TRD]

- The city has finally agreed to make half of NYC's taxis wheelchair accessible. [NY Times]

- Developers are installing composters in every apartment at Pierhouse, the first new building in Brooklyn Bridge Park. [NY Daily News]

- Gowanus real estate market is cooking as DUMBO prices some out. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Prospect Park skating complex opens Dec. 20. [Brooklyn Paper]

- Bike messenger Krys Blakemore, facing her fourth operation after getting hit by a car, needs a little help from the community. [Carroll Gardens Patch]

- After fighting false arrest, Sheepshead man battles neighbors and Brooklyn DOB to keep his own property. [Sheepshead Bites]

- Police are looking for 7 - 20 men and women who attacked two people at a Dekalb Avenue subway station in Brooklyn. [NY1]

- The first TEDxGowanus will take place on January 26th, 2014. [PMFA]

- Bill Bratton says he's OK with working out of unused trailor. [Politicker]

- Senator Chuck Schumer lives like a college frat boy. [Gawker]

- Smoking pot probably causes man boobs. [CNN]

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