standard Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (05.20.14)

A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Updated periodically.

Montague Street (Wikimedia Commons)

Montague Street (Wikimedia Commons)

Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO

Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace

  • De Blasio officiates wedding of local Park Slope barista [FiPS]
  • Edwardian Park Slope Building Debuts Four-Bedroom Condos Starting at $2.395 Million [Brownstoner]
  • Out of time in Windsor Terrace: Faith eroding among Bishop Ford High School Activists [Brooklyn Paper]

Williamsburg & Greenpoint

  • Craft New York Beer Festival Coming to Brooklyn Brewery [BK Mag]
  • Help Make McGolrick Park an Urban Oasis [Greenpointers]
  • Son Of Murdered Satmar Slumlord Robbed At Knifepoint In Williamsburg [Failed Messiah]

Bay Ridge, Bath Beach, Dyker Heights & Fort Hamilton:

  • Bay Ridge Man Stabs Wife to Death Despite Son’s Pleas to Stop [Daily News]

Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

  • Interfaith set to come out of bankruptcy a changed hospital [Capital New York]
  • Bushwick “Genius” Bedazzling “Every Single Dog Turd” [Gothamist]
  • Fake Traffic Jam for HBO’s “Girls” Causes Real Traffic Jam [DNAInfo]
  • No Tiki Disco at Roberta’s This Year [Brokelyn]
  • Welcome to the Neighborhood, Penn Badgley [Bushwick Daily]

Bensonhurst, Gravesend, Manhattan Beach, & Sheepshead Bay

  •  Avenue U’s Grandpa’s Pizza Closes Down, Further Proof Of Corner Curse [Sheepshead Bites]

Borough Park & Sunset Park

  • 1 Sunset Park BID says sidewalk clothing bins aren’t going to charity [Brooklyn Eagle]
  • Mexican expats in Sunset Park whip each other–for tradition’s sake [Brooklyn Paper]

Brighton Beach, Coney Island, & Sea Gate

Brownsville, Carnarsie, & East New York

  • Modern Developments Are Gaining Ground in Even the Farthest Outreaches of Brooklyn [NY Observer]

Clinton Hill & Fort Greene

  • Moms Launch ‘Camp Fort Greene’ to Offer Summer Adventures Close to Home [DNAInfo]
  • Lost Black Dog in Fort Greene [The Nabe]

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, & Boerum Hill

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, & Lefferts Gardens

  • $3 Million Market for Brownstones in Prospect Heights [BK to the Fullest]
  • $5 Million Gift to Endow Director’s Position at Brooklyn Museum [New York Times]

Ditmas Park, Flatbush, Kensington, & Midwood

  • Lincoln Center Performances Coming Up At The Kensington Library [Kensington BK]
  • Market On Cortelyou Is Becoming A Craft Beer Shangri-la [Ditmas Park Corner]
  • 2 hurt in Flatbush fire on Ocean Avenue [News12]

Flatlands, Marine Park, & Mill Basin

Gowanus & Red Hook

Borough-Wide

  • Eight Brooklyn Neighborhoods You Won’t Recognize in 5 Years [Complex]
  • De Blasio Vows To Slay Time Warner With “Universal, Affordable High Speed Internet” [Gothamist]
  • NYPD kicks off 48-hour initiative to crack down on speeding drivers [News12]

Courts

  • Three Men Sentenced for Trying to Kill Trial Witness [NY Post]

Miscellaneous

  • How Much Do You Have to Earn to Afford a Home in NYC? [Gothamist]