Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Hacker at a Brooklyn Precinct; Brooklyn Kids and Their Robots; and More Brooklyn Briefs

How did we not know giant games of hide-and-seek were going on at IKEA?

- A rogue auxiliary cop hacked into an NYPD database -- and installed a spy cam at his Brooklyn Precinct --  to obtain information for his fake lawyer scam. [Daily News]

- Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor visited Downtown Brooklyn yesterday. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Sharon Davidson, the former director of the North Flatbush Business Improvement District, was charged on Monday with stealing $85,000 from the group. [DNAinfo]

- The 10th annual Coffee and Tea Festival is set to boil over in Brooklyn on March 21 and 22. [Brooklyn Paper]

- How Bed-Stuy school kids used robots, a 3-D printer and a mapping program to study issues of gentrification in their community. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Here's something unexpected: Greenpoint rents are dropping. [Brooklyn Magazine]

- Kraft just recalled more than 6.5 million boxes of mac and cheese. [AP]

- In case you missed it: Yesterday, the Associated Press confused murder suspect/millionaire Robert Durst with Fred Durst, the one-time frontman of Limp Bizkit. [Slate]

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