Thursday, May 31, 2012

Brooklyn Beekeeper Arrested; Push for Hockey at Barclays; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- President of Brooklyn Beekeeper Club arrested after thousands of bees escape his sweltering parked car and menace neighborhood. NY Times

- Neighbors want protection from Barclays hordes. Brooklyn Eagle

- Foodie shocker! Bon Appetit slashes $550 Brooklyn grub crawl to $250. Brokelyn

- Walentas: Dock Street groundbreaking in DUMBO 'coming soon.' Brownstoner

- Investigators are probing charges that teachers at a Sunset Park public school gave kids answers on state exams. NY Daily News

- City may hike fines for sidewalk biking. Carroll Gardens Patch

- The "most badass high school in Brooklyn" has its very own trading floor. Business Insider

- Mehtaphor and Graffiti chef Jehangir Mehta consulted on a "tapas-style" menu for a café called Misdemeanor, located in the NU Hotel in Downtown Brooklyn. Grubstreet

- Barclays Center is pushing hard to bring hockey to Brooklyn, even if it means recruiting pro teams from billionaire Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov's native country. Brooklyn Eagle

- The Satmar Rebbe of upstate Orthodox town Kiryas Yoel, has laid down an ultimatum for his flock: dump their smartphones within a month or look for a new rebbe. Failed Messiah

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