Tuesday, July 22, 2014

EMS Workers Ignored Eric Garner; Bolshoi on the Brooklyn Bridge; and More

Council Member Carlos Menchaca Tours NYCHA Red Hook Houses with Rep. Nydia Velazquez and NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye. Photo: William Alatriste for the New York City Council

- New video shows police offered no medical help to unresponsive Staten Island dad Eric Garner: stood around, emptied his pockets, as he lay dying. [NY Daily News]

- Four EMS workers also did nothing for Garner, and now they've been suspended. [NBC]

- Reactions to the Garner death from some cops: "All he had to do was comply and he would not be dead. Tough shit and too damn bad." [NY Magazine]

- Bolshoi on the Brooklyn Bridge. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- "Cry-Baby" playing at the Summer Screening at McCarren Park on Wednesday. [Brooklyn.com]

- Of course: New York approves apartment building with different entrance for scumbag poor people. [Gawker]

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