Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Fire In Cypress Hills; Navy Yard Tour; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Firefighters were continuing to fight a four-alarm blaze in a vacant factory building in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn on Monday night. NBC

- Air Force Staff Sgt. Luis Walker from Brooklyn was sentenced to 20 years in prison Saturday for crimes that included rape and sexual assault. Brooklyn Eagle

- Free yoga classes at Dekalb Market. Brokelyn

- Brooklyn filmmaker has novel idea for what should be done with Joe Paterno statue. NY Daily News

- Tenants at one of Downtown’s last rent-stabilized buildings say they’re getting kicked out of Brooklyn. Brooklyn Paper

- The Brooklyn Navy Yard kicks off a new tour this Friday, July 27th. Brownstoner

- A 38-year-old software engineer says says a popular baldness treatment turned him female -- and hundreds of other guys have filed a lawsuit in Brooklyn. Gawker

- Heavily armed potential Aurora shooting copycat arrested in Maine. NY Magazine

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