Friday, June 22, 2012

Booze at Jay-Z's Somewhat Curtailed; Brooklyn Lit; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Full bottle service won't be allowed at Jay-Z's 40/40 Club at Barclay's -- but bottles of wine and champagne will be available by the bottle and hard liquor by the shot -- till 2 a.m. Metro

- Brooklyn has become a kind of "vertically integrated factory for literature." Economist

- 11-year-old boy hit by Verizon truck and seriously injured in Midwood. DNAinfo

- Charges against four men from Crown Heights, indicted last year on charges of raping and  prostituting a woman for nearly a decade, will be dropped. NY Times

- Dekalb Market: the landlord is forcing the market out this fall so that it can build a permanent housing and retail development on the site. Eater

- Because the percentage of low-income families at P.S. 9 has dipped to 59.1, just below the 60 percent cut-off, it is losing $360,000 in federal funding. Brownstoner

- KKK racist David Duke endorses Barron for Congress. Brooklyn Eagle

- CB2 meeting: Developers want reduced parking requirements to apply not only to new buildings, as proposed, but also to existing buildings. Streetsblog

- Why we should hate the NY Times Fashion section. Gawker

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