Thursday, May 7, 2015

Brooklyn Snowden Bust Set Free by NYPD; Goodbye GHE20G0TH1K; and More Brooklyn Briefs

Adirondack chairs made of recycled plastic are scattered around MetroTech in Downtown Brooklyn.  Photo by MK Metz

- The massive bust of Edward Snowden that was put on display in Fort Greene Park last month has finally been returned by the NYPD, reports Gothamist.

- Very sad: A teenager was critically injured after being struck by a car outside James Madison High School in Sheepshead Bay, reports 7online.

- Brooklyn accounted for 70 percent of the new residential development applications filed last month, according to TRD.

- Creator's Project/ Vice: Saying goodbye to New York's party heaven for weird vibes, GHE20G0TH1K.

- Nation: The tiny micro-apartments being built at the Brooklyn Navy Yard have a mini dishwasher, mini fridge, two hobs and a microwave but no oven.

- Brooklyn's Rep. Nydia Valezquez and Rep. Jerrold Nadler are two pols listed by NY1 as spending big bucks on campaigns despite non-competitive elections.

- Something oddly touching about the Post story re: a very tall man falling in love with a very small woman....

- Do you own a Lenovo computer? Another “massive security risk” has been found, says The Hill.

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