Monday, May 7, 2012

12-Year Old Dies On Parking Gate; Packer Losing It's Small Town Feel? And More Brooklyn Briefs

- Boy, 12, killed by rising parking lot gate in Brooklyn. NY Times

- 911 and 76th Precinct total FAIL in Carroll Gardens. PMFA

- Packer Collegiate in Brooklyn Heights raises its profile; parents worry it may lose its cozy local feel. NY Times

- Brooklyn College student with dream of becoming a doctor killed as his minivan was smashed head-on by a speeding BMW. NY Daily News

- The Brooklyn Folk Festival will take place this year in the old Sids old hardware store on Jay Street, which will be dressed up as a 1940s streetscape. Brooklyn Paper

- Naftali Group has closed on a 90,000-square-foot development site in Boerum Hill, where it will build an 85-unit luxury rental building. TRD

- Was a perfect day for the Court Street Summerfest (but not for the sad pig). PMFA

- Facebook censoring irrelevant comments? TechCrunch

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The tragedy with the young boy was really horrible. The gate that fell on him was actually near a park where children often played. I know that similar parking gate things like this often fall atop cars. These malfunctions need to be better controlled!