Monday, August 28, 2017

Afropunk 2017, Soap Box Derby and Parking Your Dog in Brooklyn

- Woman who was battling cancer dies alone in blaze at Brooklyn apartment building. [Daily News]

- Check out the creativity at the10th annual South Slope Soap Box Derby. [cbslocal]

- BP Eric Adams will be giving his recommendation this week on the controversial plan to develop the Bedford-Union Armory. [Brooklyn Eagle]

- Afropunk 2017 Saturday pics (Solange, Soul II Soul, Little Simz, more). [Brooklyn Vegan]

- Battle of Brooklyn re-enactment held at Green-Wood Cemetery. [News12]

- A 1-year-old girl was badly burned by hot tea in East NY. [Daily News]

- Cops say gang of men made anti-gay comments and beat up a social worker in Bed-Stuy. [abc7]

- Now you can park your dog in Brooklyn. [Brooklyn Eagle]

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Friday, August 25, 2017

Climbing Brooklyn Bridge: Then and Now

On Friday the NYPD's Emergency Services Unit conducted rope rescue training on the Brooklyn Bridge.

Interesting contrast to the scene on the bridge in 1914, when painters apparently thought nothing of climbing the cables and just hanging out on them.

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