Thursday, September 15, 2016

Bill Murray Bartending in Brooklyn; Downtown Charter School Wins $10 Million; and More Brooklyn Briefs

Artist with giant portraits in Union Square, NYC. Photo by MK Metz
 - LIU-Brooklyn lockout ends amid contract negotiations with faculty. [Pix11]

- The operator of NYC's new Wi-Fi kiosks, LinkNYC network, is shutting off their internet browsers until it can figure out what to do about all the druggies and vagrants watching porn on the city's sidewalks. [NY Times]

- Bill Murray will be bartending in Brooklyn this weekend. [CBS]

- The NYPD is questioning the husband of a 45-year-old woman who was found dead late Tuesday night inside a car parked in East New York. [Gothamist]

- Sweet Jesus! Holy statue busted by drunken man in Williamsburg.(VIDEO) [Brooklyn Eagle]

- A Downtown Brooklyn charter school on Wednesday won $10 million in a nationwide contest that aimed to rethink high school. [WSJ]

- De Blasio helicopter had close call during trip to Rikers. [NY Post]

- A breakfast event on Friday about the state of Brooklyn politics will feature BP Eric L. Adams, Public Advocate Letitia James, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer, Brooklyn Chamber President Carlo Scissura and others. [Brooklyn Eagle]

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