Monday, October 17, 2016

Replacing Ken Thompson; Brooklyn Bridge Climb; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Brooklyn community fears DA Ken Thompson’s replacement won’t continue his mission to overturn wrongful convictions. [Daily News]

- Hundreds of mourners gathered at the Christian Cultural Center in East New York on Saturday to remember the legacy of Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson. [Gothamist]

- Brooklyn bars give the finger to pharma schmuck Martin Shkreli. [BHB]

- Why roughly 40 people climbed to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge Saturday. [Gothamist]

- The Japanese ramen chain Ichiran, famous for serving only one kind of soup (pork-bone-broth tonkotsu) is opening in Williamsburg. [Grub Street]

- The Northeast is having a mass earthquake drill on Oct. 20. [Shakeout]

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