Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Barclays Center Traffic; Catholic Birth Control; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Complete coverage of last night's Barclays Center Traffic Mitigation Plan meeting, as live-blogged by Carroll Gardens Patch. Highlights: a reduction of on-site parking; shuttle buses to off-site parking; cross-marketing with area businesses; more cops; some bike parking; a vague bomb security plan; a 30-day comment period.

- Man stole a school bus Monday. The Local

- Sigh: Catholic birth-control case to be heard in Brooklyn court. Brooklyn Eagle

- Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn writes an open letter to Barbara Streisand and Leonard Cohen about the abuse of public trust at Barclays Center. DDDB

- D.A. Hynes accused of stacking the task force to deal with Orthodox Jewish intimidation with cronies. Failed Messiah

- Boy and man hit in gunfight between security guard and disgruntled customer in Brooklyn shoe store. (Security guard has 13 priors . . .) NY Post

- Brooklyn Public Library, Congregation Beth Elohim in Park Slope, New York Botanical Gardens and Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum in the Bronx took home almost a million dollars after winning the popular vote in the Partners in Preservation Program. Market Watch

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