Thursday, September 29, 2016

Brooklyn Prison on Lockdown; Fire in Downtown Brooklyn; Matt Damon Tours Brooklyn Heights Mansion; and More Brooklyn Briefs

Joycleen Franklin, 79, was last seen Tuesday wearing a brown beret and a blue jacket. She was last seen near Flatlands and Pennsylvania avenues in Brooklyn. If you see her call 9-1-1.
- The Metropolitan Detention Center was on lockdown Wednesday after a violent brawl between MS-13 and Crips gang members at the federal lockup in Sunset Park. [Daily News]

- 76th Precinct criticized following 4-car collision on Clinton Street Tuesday night. [PMFA] 

- Public comment period opens on a cleanup plan for contaminated site on the Gowanus Canal. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- 4 films to get excited about at this year’s Bushwick Film Festival. [Brokelyn]

- Flames tore through a line of storefronts along Fulton Street near the intersection of Fulton and Flatbush Avenue on Wednesday. [Patch]

- Two former River Café employees claim they were subjected to homoerotic harassment by a manager at the landmark restaurant in Fulton Ferry. [Daily News]

- Cranberry Street Fair returns to Brooklyn Heights this Saturday. [Brooklyn Eagle]

The historic Lundy’s Brothers Restaurant building on Emmons Avenue will be getting some much needed improvements. [Sheepshead Bites]

- Matt Damon and his wife, Luciana Barroso toured the most expensive home in Brooklyn — the $40 million BH mansion at 3 Pierrepont Place. [NY Post]

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