Thursday, January 30, 2014

A New Hotel on Montague Street? And More Brooklyn Briefs

- A man pleaded guilty in Brooklyn court to smuggling nearly 40,000 piranhas into New York. [CNN]

- Weiner says he contacted FBI about Grimm. [Roll Call]  PLUS: Weiner gives Grimm advice about how not to threaten reporters. [Daily News]

- Is there a plan to tear down an office building at 189 Montague St. and build a hotel in its place? [Brooklyn Eagle]

- The Heights Players premiere their production of John Patrick Shanley’s "Doubt: a Parable" this weekend. [BHB]

- Paroled drug offenders can apply for resentencing under new drug law reforms, an appellate panel in Brooklyn held Wednesday. [NY Law Journal]

- Two best friends Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio, wearing matching scarves, inaugurated the city’s Super Bowl Boulevard Wednesday night. [Politicker]

- Your skin and hair may be mostly Neanderthal. [CBS]

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