Thursday, August 15, 2013

City Point Hearing; Poly Prep Lawsuit; BBP Water Main Hit; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Opponents of Downtown Brooklyn’s City Point project will have their day in court on Sept. 24. [TRD]

- Brooklyn Poly Prep sexual abuse victims accuse law firm O'Melveny & Meyers of lying to judges. [NY Daily News]

- Water main hit during lux hotel construction at Brooklyn Bridge Park. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- A five-year-old boy suffered "multiple trauma" after falling out of an amusement ride at Coney Island. [Gothamist]

- Shake Shack's coming to Fulton Ferry Landing, at the corner of Old Fulton and Water Street. [Brokelyn]

- The cool old firehouse at 365 Jay Street will soon start its restoration. [Brownstoner]

- Fires, riots and looting: Brooklyn during the 1977 Blackout. [Brooklyn Magazine] Free beer during the Great 2003 Blackout. [NY Magazine]

- More than half of the voting faculty came out against NYU President Sexton. [NY Magazine]

For some reason Spitzer is ahead of Stringer in the race for NYC Comptroller, even though voters say he's embarrassing. [CG Patch]

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