Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Terminal Brooklyn Teen Going to S. Korea; Calexico Coming to 5th; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- The Real America: A lovely Memorial Day celebration in Carroll Park. PMFA

- Roughly 100 additional parking spaces will soon be available along Atlantic Avenue in Boerum Hill, following DOT's surrender to 20 years of community opposition to a parking ban. Brooklyn Eagle

- Calexico coming to former Blue Ribbon Sushi site on 5th Ave. in Park Slope. Here's Park Slope

- In case you missed the Zombie Crawl in Williamsburg: photos here and here.

- A drunk Brooklyn woman crashed her Mercedes into a Long Island home Monday, smashing through the house and landing in the backyard. NY Daily News

- After 40 years, a mint company buys new uniforms for city’s H.S. marching band. Brooklyn Eagle

- The effort to rename a park after Beastie Boys' Brooklyn native Adam Yauch has moved to the basketball court section of Palmetto Playground in Willowtown, instead of Squibb Park in the north Heights. Brownstoner  

- Two brothers from Brooklyn have been injured, one critically, after a group of men beat them in the parking lot at MetLife Stadium in NJ. NY Post

- Terminally ill Brooklyn teen to visit South Korea, meet her favorite K-pop stars. Korean Herald

- A $1 million state-funded program that will place 150 security cameras in Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn neighborhoods will be run by community volunteers and not by the police. Forward

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