Monday, May 14, 2012

Adams Running for BP; LICH Restructuring; 15-Year-Old Stabbed; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- State Senator Eric Adams has officially announced that he is running for Brooklyn Borough President. Politicker

- Skanska, the construction firm in charge of the $508 million Brooklyn Bridge renovation (and the $220 million Brooklyn Bridge Park job), is one of ten firms named as receiving city contracts in spite of having a record of criminal violations. NBC4

- Now we know why the city shrouded the locations of its bike-share stations in such secrecy: parking is about to become hell. Brooklyn Eagle

- A Brooklyn native was one of a group of Boston University students killed in a tragic crash in New Zealand. NY Daily News and NY Post

- Brooklynites gathered Saturday at a massive conference to talk about -- what else? -- food. The Indypendent

- Now we're worried: LICH is undergoing a "financial restructuring" but hospital officials say not to worry. Brooklyn Eagle

- Large gang of teens attack and stab 15-year-old in playground in Bushwick. Gothamist

- Laurence Gluck has sold 111 Kent Avenue, a 62-unit luxury rental building in Williamsburg, for almost $56 million -- a record. TRD

- Williamsburg's most expensive house comes with a loading dock. Curbed

- Kodak had a secret nuclear reactor loaded with weapons-grade uranium hidden in a basement. Gizmodo

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