standard Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.01.14)

A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Sunday, June 1st, 2014. Updated periodically.

The view from the Brooklyn Navy Yard (Photo by Matthew Taub)

The view from the Brooklyn Navy Yard (Photo by Matthew Taub)

Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO

Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace

Williamsburg & Greenpoint

  • Traditionalist Rockers ‘Parquest Courts’ Pal Around Greenpoint [New York Times]

Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

  • Primer: An Art Weekend in Bushwick [New York Times]
  • First annual Spring in the Stuy festival [News12]

Borough Park & Sunset Park

  • FDNY Chief’s Son Under Fire After Ambulance Crashes Into Bus [NY Post]

Brownsville, Carnarsie, & East New York

  • Nonprofit Project East New York teaches girls self-worth with My Little Princess workshop [News12]

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, & Boerum Hill

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, & Lefferts Gardens

  • Judge Halts Development on Prospect-Lefferts Project [Curbed]
  • 4 Injured in Shooting in Crown Heights [News12]
  • Inside Look at the Making of a Torah [NY Post]

Ditmas Park, Flatbush, Kensington, & Midwood

  • Fatal Car Crash at Coney Island Avenue and Avenue N [News12]
  • ‘Not in My Hood’ conference held in Flatbush Gardens to take stand against gun violence [News12]
  • Gangbanger Arrested for Opening Fire [Daily News]

Gowanus & Red Hook

  • Bicycle Flea Market Back in Red Hook Sunday [DNAInfo]


  • Old-Infrastructure Imperils Housing Push [Crain’s]

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