Monday, May 1, 2017

Lolitas at Brooklyn Botanic Garden; Body in Sunset Park; Magic in Cobble Hill; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Fans of the Japanese style known as Lolita fashion flocked to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden for the BBG Parasol Society Fashion Show. [Yahoo]

- Brooklyn connections run deep for Kentucky Derby favorite. [NY Post]

- Body washes up on Brooklyn shore in Sunset Park — perhaps belonging to a woman who jumped off the Brooklyn Bridge. [Daily News]

- Cobble Hill’s magical independent bookstore opens today. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Sooo Brooklyn: to lie naked in a giant bird nest. [Pix11]

- The state Health Department “flagged” 52 hospitals for patient-infection rates that greatly exceeded the state average — and 15 of them are in New York City. [NY Post]

- Have you ever wished you could make internet trolls eat their words? Now you can, thanks to the new Brooklyn bakery Troll Cakes. [Refinery29]

- Pier 6 settlement talks fall through; back to court for Brooklyn Bridge Park and Brooklyn Heights Association. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- A very wonky look at a Brooklyn-Queens Con-Ed energy management program that seems to not be nearly as economical or efficient as the state, experts and Con-Ed say it is. [Greentechmedia]

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