standard Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (05.26.14)

A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Monday, May 26, 2014. Updated periodically.

Brooklyn POW-MIA flag raising ceremony (Via Brooklyn Conservative Party -- Used With Permission)

Brooklyn POW-MIA flag raising ceremony (Via Brooklyn Conservative Party — Used With Permission)

Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO

  • Bicycle Sculptures Unite Art and Healthy Living in Brooklyn Public Spots [DNAInfo]
  • St. Ann’s Warehouse to showcase new wave of puppet theater [Brooklyn Eagle]

Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace

Williamsburg & Greenpoint

  • Satmar Womens’ Coats, Covering the Wrist to the Ankle, Still Not Modest Enough for One Yeshiva [Failed Messiah]
  • Memorial Day Parade in Greenpoint [News12]

Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

  • Pedestrian Struck in ‘Vision Zero’ Zone (Atlantic & Bedford) in Critical Condition [NY1]
  • 3 Masked Teens Rob Home on Gates Avenue [News12]
  • Guacuco Hot Dogs Grand Opening Party This Week [Bushwick Daily]
  • Champ’s Vegan Bakery Opens on Bushwick Ave [Bushwick Daily]
  • CREAM, A Jaw Dropping New Restaurant Opened 3 Days Ago in Ridgewood [Bushwick Daily]

Brighton Beach, Coney Island, & Sea Gate

  • Opening Day for 5 New Businesses & Exhibits in Coney Island May 26, 2014 by Tricia [Amusing the Zillion]
  • Coney Island Museum reopens after Superstorm Sandy [News12]
  • Getting up to speed at Coney Island’s Luna Park: Two new rides set to debut [Daily News]

Brownsville, Carnarsie, & East New York

  • Man Shot to Death in Brownsville [News12]
  • One Writer Gives the Bronx a Chance–But Someone (an Editor?) Calls the Neighborhood “Brownsville” [Wall Street Journal]

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, & Boerum Hill

  • Last Baby Born at LICH [NY1]

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, & Lefferts Gardens

  • Prospect Park’s Ice Rink-Turned-Water Play Area Opens Memorial Day [DNAInfo]
  • Latest Batch of Chabad Missonaries Graduates [Crown Heights Info]

Borough-Wide

  • As Ballot Count Nears, City’s Teachers Debate Whether to Ratify Contract [New York Times]
  • Diplomatic superstars and heavyweight happenings bolster lineup for Caribbean Week in New York–Many Events in Brooklyn [Daily News]
  • NYPD Starts New Traffic Crack Down Around City [NY1]
  • Brooklyn’s backyards: The best restaurants with outdoor seating and eating [Brooklyn Paper]
  • Thousands expected at Brooklyn beaches for Memorial Day [News12]

Miscellaneous

  • A City’s Simple Joy: The Times Explores The History of Bocce Ball [New York Times]
  • Turn the Page With These Beach Reads [Brooklyn Paper]
  • Graffiti Complaints Rise in the City–Except in Brooklyn [NY Post]
  • Head outdoors for a breath of Brooklyn [Brooklyn Paper]