Monday, March 17, 2014

Boy, 5, Killed in Crown Heights; LICH Bidding Attracts Hospital Operators; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Boy, 5, struck and killed by van in Crown Heights after stepping onto street. [NY Daily News]

- Fire in Boerum Hill sends five people to the hospital Sunday, including four children. [NY1]

- LICH bidding attracts strong interest from full service hospital teams. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Just next to Floyd Bennett Field sits Dead Horse Beach, which not only contains the remnants of dead horses, but also perfume bottles from the early 1900s, creepy toys, and even (reportedly), old hand guns. [Urban Exploration]

- 25-bed rehab center proposed for Beard Street in Red Hook.  [CB 6 pdf]

- Activists pitch historic designation for Gowanus. [Brooklyn Paper]

- Orthodox Brooklyn brothers plead guilty in "get" coersion. [Jewish Voice]

- NY State's open government websites. [Gotham Gazette]

- Guess you knew that: Teacup pigs are a scam. [Treehugger]

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