Thursday, June 7, 2012

Gambling In Coney Island; Cobble Hill History Tour; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- After Queens casino deal falls apart, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz renews push for gambling in Coney Island. NY Daily News

- Developer’s promise: No banks, cell phone stores or fast food at revamped Brooklyn Municipal Building. Brooklyn Eagle

- Check out the amazing street art at Bushwick's 6th official Open Studios program. Brooklyn Street Art

- NYC's Health Commissioner issued a statement on Wednesday strongly urging that direct "oral-genital suction" not be performed during Jewish ritual circumcision. Failed Messiah

- techYou can now plug family names into an online 1940 U.S. census and come up with detail
s about the lives of all New York state residents. Brooklyn Eagle

- BurgerFi, an all-natural burger restaurant with locations around the country, is looking for a home in Brooklyn. Brownstoner

- Cobble Hill history tour Saturday. Reality Collective

- An excerpt from Robert Furman’s forthcoming book Brooklyn Heights: The Rise, Fall and Rise of America’s First Suburb. Brooklyn Eagle

- Another guy high on bath salts bites off part of a man's face. Gawker

- There's never been a worse time to buy a laptop. Gizmodo

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