Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Egg Hunt for Grownups; Bishop Ford Closing; Pier 6 Housing; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Egg hunt for grownups: If you find more eggs than anyone else, you’ll get a $50 bar tab. [Brooklyn Based]

- Cops crack down on dollar vans, activist group calls it racist. [Brooklyn Paper]

- After 52 years, Bishop Ford High School to close. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- A Brooklyn problem: A bill would make it a felony for landlords to destroy their own buildings in the hopes of forcing out tenants living in rent-controlled units. [Capital NY]

- Friends of an enigmatic artist solved a Brooklyn whodunit that has stumped locals for four decades. [NY Daily News]

- Here's the schedule for the Dept. of Sanitation's Organics Curb Collection program expansion in Brooklyn. [DOS]

- Brooklyn apartment rents rose to a record in March and new leases more than doubled. Median monthly rent: $2,900, up 13 percent from a year earlier. [Daily Herald]

- Open letter to Bill de Blasio: Don’t rush into housing at BBP’s Pier 6. [Brooklyn Eaagle]

- The Nets hold aufitions for musicians. Only Brooklynites could try out. [NY1]

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