Thursday, October 29, 2015

Brooklyn Hipsters Can Now Rent a Mom; Trouble in CB9; and More Brooklyn Briefs

Ricky's Halloween window, in Brooklyn Heights. Photo: MK Metz
 - Brooklyn preservation groups join coalition fighting powerful developers; aim to put pressure on Mayor de Blasio. [Brooklyn Eagle]

On the same day she lost her job as Brooklyn Community Board 9’s district manager, longtime administrator Pearl Miles hit back with a $20 million age-discrimination lawsuit. [DNAinfo]

- Need a mom? Brooklyn hipsters can now rent one. [Death and Taxes Magazine]

- Haul your old Legos to the Brooklyn Museum (for art). Ai Weiwei, Chinese artist and activist, needs them after Big Lego refused to fill his order. [Patch]

- Brooklyn Assembly debate devolves into shouting match over Planned Parenthood videos. [Observer]

- Hmmn: Two Brooklyn men arrested for heroin possession after claiming they had doctor's prescription. [Daily News]

- Owners of the historic SS United States may be forced to sell the enormous vessel, and a Brooklyn developer has a plan to turn the ship into a mixed-use development in Red Hook. [Curbed]

- Loco Dice + Friends appear in a secret Brooklyn warehouse party on Halloween. [Village Voice]

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