Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Hynes Being Investigated by Feds; LICH Backlash; NY Methodist Gets OK; and More Brooklyn Briefs

Clover growing in John Street Pasture, DUMBO. MK Metz
 - Saddest thing ever: Birthday party held for Brooklyn boy stabbed to death in elevator. He would have been 7. [Pix11]

- LICH closure causing growing political backlash in Brooklyn. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Federal prosecutors have joined a state investigation into possible fraud by Charles J. Hynes, the former Brooklyn district attorney. [NY Times]

- What happened to the Citi Bike? Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams' office uses a fleet of eight city taxpayer-funded cars to drive to events. [NY Daily News]

- Officials, leaders hold vigil in Brooklyn for 3 boys kidnapped in West Bank. [CBS]

- City approves zoning variance for big New York Methodist expansion in Park Slope. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- At 56, Brooklyn artist Steve Keene finally gets his first New York show. [WSJ]

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