Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Michael Grimm Chuckles; Bed-Stuy Hawk Attacks; and More Brooklyn Briefs

This is Hurricane Preparedness Week
- NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a boring hurricane season. On the other hand, if there is a hurricane, the odds of NYC flooding are up 20-fold.

- Rep. Michael Grimm: Asked if he is innocent of the criminal charges, Grimm paused for four seconds, then chuckled softly. “You know, uh. It depends on what you’re asking me of,” he said. [Politico]

- Bed-Stuy woman attacked by hawk, thinking about suing the city. [7online]

- Bogus Brooklyn broker busted after he showed apartment-seekers pads he broke into. [NY Daily News]

How to illegally gather $1 billion, spend four months in a Brooklyn jail, then get off scott free. [Malaysia Online]

- Madonna got out of jury duty with a doctor's note. [Gawker]

- Time to change your eBay password. [Forbes]

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