Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Automatic Gunfire Near Brooklyn Bridge Park; Racist Journal Sold on Brooklyn News Stands; and More Brooklyn Briefs

Sign from art project in MetroTech says, "The truth is I love you." Photo by MKMetz
 - Automatic gunfire shatters calm at Brooklyn’s Fulton Ferry Landing, next to Brooklyn Bridge Park. 1 man hit. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- A racist Hasidic journal for teenage boys, on sale in Brooklyn book stores, calls blacks "lowly people" and "animals on two legs." [Failed Messiah]

- Pay $1,950 a month to live with 18 other people in Brooklyn for some crazy reason. [Gawker]

- Advertising for the New York Islanders, which covered the much-promoted "green roof" at the entrance of Barclays Center, disappeared soon after an article in Atlantic Yards Report. [Before] [After]

- Tomorrow, demonstrators protesting police shootings will march from Brooklyn Borough Hall at 2 p.m., headed to Barclays Center.  [Rise Up October]

- A completely intact apartment by American Postmodern architect Michael Graves has been in storage at the Brooklyn Museum since it was acquired in 1986. [Observer]

- A new game app brings the Battle of Brooklyn to your phone. [Village Voice]

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