Wednesday, May 20, 2015

New Brooklyn Museum Director; Menchaca Delivers Marine Terminal Perks for Sunset Park; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- The Brooklyn Museum announced on Tuesday that its next director would be Anne Pasternak, who has spent the last two decades as president and artistic director of Creative Time. [NYT]

- Sunset Park can thank Councilmember Menchacha now for digging in his heels on the South Brooklyn Marine Transfer Terminal. [Capital NY]

- Judge extends TRO on Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pierhouse project. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson is feeling pretty generous: he announced bonuses of up to $2,000 each to 1,000 staffers Tuesday. [Daily News]

- Makers: Pitch at Make It In Brooklyn in June, gain fortune and glory. [Techcrunch]

- Suspect in string of violent home invasions in Brooklyn sought by police. [PIX11]

- Brooklyn collector keeps $10 million worth of African art in his apartment.  [Gothamist]

- Will You 'Please Touch The Art' opened in Brooklyn Bridge Park, and it looks like a crowd pleaser. [Gothamist]

- FKA twigs performed her steamy "Congregata" at Brooklyn Hangar (pics, video). [Brooklyn Vegan]

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