Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Power Out in Sheepshead Bay; New Life for reBar; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Brooklyn Heights Cinema headed to the infamous reBar in DUMBO. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Contractor finds two hand grenades at a job site in Bushwick. [News12]

- Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced arrest of four employees of the Northern Manor Adult Day in Brooklyn, and $6.5 million fine. [Schneiderman]

- Zephyr Teachout celebrates court victory over Cuomo in Brooklyn, pushes for debate. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- More than 500 customers lose power in Sheepshead Bay Tuesday night. [Con Ed]

- A cautionary post: "If I go to Brooklyn, will I be just another old hipster?"  [Migukn]

- In Brooklyn in the 1800s, "You would be surprised at the large number of valuables found in the city’s dumping grounds," an ofal collector said. Besides silver teaspoons, shoes and clothing, dead babies "were not an uncommon occurrence." [Afflictor]

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