Thursday, September 24, 2015

Brooklyn Bridge Park Might Have a Way Around Pier 6 (But Won't Consider It) and More Brooklyn Briefs

Pope Francis pins for sale in Downtown Brooklyn. Photo: MK Metz
  - Comptroller says Brooklyn Bridge Park might be able to issue bonds instead of building at Pier 6, but the park seems quite un-enthused about the idea. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- ‘Stoopdreamer’ is the next best thing to sitting down and having a few beers at Farrell’s. [Brokelyn]

- Brooklyn’s historic Hotel Bossert is getting a new operator this winter. [Commercial Observer]

- A new private school is opening up in Brooklyn Heights area, called Sage Heights. [DUMBO NYC]

- Brooklyn Hasidim say slaughtered chickens are donated to charity, new videos tell a different story. [Gothamist]

- Number of townhouses for sale in Brownstone Brooklyn has surged, catching many by surprise. [Observer]

- No heathens allowed at Brooklyn Church site. [Curbed]

- That's it -- Congressman Grimm is in the slammer. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Video fuss of the day: Enraged white guy who "settled" Downtown Brooklyn accuses man with stroller of "white privilege." [Gothamist] (Top comment: "Everybody involved in this needs to die in a fire.")

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