Monday, August 12, 2013

Greenpoint Landing Hearing; Gravesend Bay Garbage Transfer Station; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Public hearing on Greenpoint Landing, a 22-acre, 10-tower development that will "radically change" Greenpoint, on August 13. []

- Random people help two girls transport large, comfy couch onto subway to get it to Bed-Stuy. [Gothamist]

- Cops bust up hipster dance party on Manhattan Bridge footpath. [NY Daily News]

- The long-neglected pedestrian bridge over Surf Avenue was torn down Wednesday; CB13 member Pat Singer says, “We’ve been hung out to dry.” [Brooklyn Daily]

- Calls for the Department of Sanitation to trash its plans for a new garbage transfer station in Gravesend Bay. [Pix 11]

- Man arrested for killing 4-year-old in hit & run once saved 8 kids from a burning bus. [Gothamist]

- Opinion: Edward Snowden is a patriot. [Politico]

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