Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Brooklyn College Faculty Votes 'No Confidence' in CUNY; Was Pakistan's Finance Minister Really in Coney Island? And More Brooklyn Briefs

- A former Brooklyn police detective who claimed his career was ruined after he was labeled a “rat” will receive a $280,000 settlement from NYC. [NYT]

- Brooklyn College faculty revolts: votes to retake control of curriculum from CUNY. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- says the appropriate thing about "Silent Reading Parties."

- Garages are disappearing in "Brooklyn, the land of the hipster bikester." So far, 40 have bitten the dust. [NY Post]

- Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar addressed the Pakistan Muslim League-N in a coffee shop in Coney Island. Really. [Dawn] and again here.

- B37 bus back in service starting June 29 -- but only as far as Barclays Center. WTF? [Brooklyn Eagle]

- One man is dead and another is in police custody after a fiery car crash in Brooklyn early Tuesday morning. DWI. [NY1]

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