Thursday, May 29, 2008

Falling Through a Bathroom Floor and Landing in S*** in Coney Island; And Other Brooklyn Briefs

- No more affordable housing at John Catsimatidis' Myrtle Avenue apartment complex. Brooklyn Paper

- Brooklyn birds are up jabbering all night, "out on the prowl like sluts." Brooklynian via Gowanus Lounge.

- Traders Joe's in Cobble Hill: progress seems permanently stalled. Racked

- Big trouble in Sheepshead Bay over a group home. Gerritsen Beach Blog

- IKEA said that its 6.5-acre waterfront esplanade in Red Hook will open to the public when IKEA Brooklyn opens on June 18. Brooklyn Eagle

- Verizon FiOS is coming to Sheepshead Bay. Sheepshead Bites

- Upgrade going on at Key Food on Atlantic? BK11201

- If anyone sees this bike, it's stolen. newyorkshitty

- The Health Department has closed Ruby's Bar & Grill -- again -- on the Coney Island boardwalk following an incident so weird you have to read about it yourself -- though it involves a collapsing bathroom floor. And a rough landing in something horrible. New York Observer

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