Thursday, June 21, 2012

SmorgasBooze; Nasty School Principal; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- The assistant principal at Progress HS for Professional Careers in Bushwick has some nasty career advice for female students seeking summer employment. Gawker

- Judge: Lawsuit over Forest City Ratner's "sham" job training program can proceed. Atlantic Yards Report

- Here's a photo of the Brooklyn Grange's rooftop farm at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Curbed

- The New York Times reviewed Smith Street’s Battersby this week, and Nona Brooklyn describes the reaction. NonaBrooklyn

- James Proud, a Thiel Fellow who received $100,000 to forgo college to work on a personal project, just sold his company GigLocator to Peter Shapiro, the owner of Williamsburg's Brooklyn Bowl. TechCrunch

- Smorgasburg starts serving booze (officially) this weekend. Grub Street via Gothamist

- As the FBI investigation of Rep. Michael Grimm's campaign finances continues, he has reportedly racked up $321,000 in legal bills just since April. Bay Ridge Journal

- The number of people with Ph.Ds on food stamps has more than tripled in the past few years. Brokelyn

- Ron Paul's route to convention chaos: the vice presidential nomination. Huff Post

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