Monday, June 8, 2015

Bill Murray to Lead Poetry Walk Across Brooklyn Bridge Monday Night, and More Brooklyn Briefs

Mentors and their high school mentees dance at the annual iMentor picnic in Cadman Plaza Park. Photo by MK Metz

- Bill Murray is going to lead hundreds of poetry lovers and poets across the Brooklyn Bridge in an on-the-go poetry reading Monday at 6:30 p.m. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Brooklyn DA helps nab crook who stole woman's wallet. [WSJ]

- 1,000 new Citi Bikes getting redesign by Olympic racing bike designer. [Daily News]

- Fire at NY Methodist hospital in Park Slope on Saturday diverts ambulances. [NY Post]

- Five hospitals in Brooklyn will be hit of the nurses union approves a strike. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Fascinating look at the sex life of Hasidic Jews. [Salon]

- Williamsburg's Northside Festival brings hundreds of performing artists, film screenings, art installations. [MetroUS]

- Brownstone in Carroll Gardens repeatedly defaced by gay slurs. [TRD]

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