Friday, May 4, 2012

Dressing Up As Dead Mom To Steal $$$; Brunch; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- A member of the Secret Service mowed down a Brooklyn mother of five Thursday as she crossed Atlantic Avenue while on her way to day care. NY Daily News

- Brooklyn man guilty of stealing $100K in benefits by dressing up as his dead mom. NY Post

- Business war on mobile food vendors in Brooklyn picks up steam. Brooklyn Eagle

- There are nine open houses scheduled for this weekend in Brooklyn alone in anticipation of the Partners and Preservation grant awards. (Have you voted for your favorite restoration project yet?) Brownstoner

- Everything you wanted to know about Brooklyn's upcoming shuffleboard club. Gothamist

- Some Brooklyn Heights residents fear that the south Heights will be overrun by hordes of pedestrians and vehicles heading to the new $40 million sports facility planned for Brooklyn Bridge Park. NY Post

- A community leader is recruiting Greenpoint residents to tattle on restaurants that serve diners outdoors on Sundays before noon. Brooklyn Paper

- Artist and fashion designer Ramdane Touhami’s sumptuous Brooklyn townhouse was just featured in a glossy magazine spread — but it failed to reveal he is being evicted. NY Post

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