Thursday, June 21, 2007

Brooklyn in Brief

Developers and community groups are criticizing a city plan to reopen the Brooklyn House of Detention, reports the NY Sun. A community meeting is scheduled for tonight.

The former home of the 84th Police Precinct in Brooklyn Heights, which is undergoing a residential conversion, will be called the Stationhouse Apartments, says the Brooklyn Eagle.

Brooklyn Republicans are excited about their new web site:

Greenpoint stinks. Curbed

NewYorkology takes a walk-through of the new exhibition at the Brooklyn Historical Society chronicling the creation of Brooklyn Heights as the first historic district in New York City.

A developer was caught trying to bribe a Department of Buildings inspector. We are simply shocked. Brownstoner

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