Monday, August 15, 2016

New Book on Brooklyn Bridge Park; Mom & Kids Disappear in Downtown Brooklyn; La Croix and More Brooklyn Briefs

- These maps show just how different Brooklyn was when it was called Breuckelen. [Brownstoner]

- New book details history, development of Brooklyn Bridge Park. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Mom, two young daughters disappear in Downtown Brooklyn. [Daily News]

- NYPD Housing cops recovered an AK-47 assault rifle last Tuesday after they observed men driving in a vehicle not wearing seat belts in East New York. [Breaking 911]

- 40 vintage photos of Brooklyn's streetscape in the 1970s. [Curbed]

- Boston Ska legends Bim Skala Bim playing rare Brooklyn show on East Coast tour. [Brooklyn Vegan]

- Why you should throw your cases of La Croix out the window and stop drinking it. [Brooklyn Magazine]

- American beach volleyball players explain why they'll continue to wear bikinis. [Slate]

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