standard Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.07.14)

A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Saturday, June 7th, 2014. Updated periodically.

Photo by Samantha Samel

Photo by Samantha Samel

Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO

Williamsburg & Greenpoint

  • Williamsburg Loft Has Private Rooftop Pool [6SqFt]
  • Rapper Princess Superstar heads Williamsburg hip-hop class for tots [Post]
  • Five locals we met at the Makeshift Society Brooklyn’s launch party []

Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

  • Eviction Battles Imperil an Art Haven on the Bushwick/Ridgewood Border [New York Times]
  • Rad Street Art at the Juicy Festival This Weekend [Bedford + Bowery]
  • New Outdoor Drinking Venue ‘Central Station’ Opens in Bushwick [Bedford + Bowery]

Brighton Beach, Coney Island, & Sea Gate

  • After 2002 On-Field Attack in KC, Gamboa Finds His Way to Managing Cyclones [Post]

Clinton Hill & Fort Greene

  • Cryptic Graffiti Sprawled on Sidewalks of African-American Property Owners in Clinton Hill [OurTime]

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, & Boerum Hill

  • Former Bush Appointee Buys in Cobble Hill for $1.7 Million [6SqFt]

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, & Lefferts Gardens

  • 8-year-old in Stable Condition After Being Struck by Car in Bed-Stuy [Post]
  • Heritage Equity Partners Continues Its Gentrification of Brooklyn: Next Stop, Crown Heights [6SqFt]
  • Questions About Logistics for a Barclays Center Convention [AYR]
  • DJ Bash at D Avenue Sunday [Q at Parkside]

Gowanus & Red Hook

  • City Councilman: Kentile Sign Owners ‘Making a Big Mistake’ [Curbed]
  • Shakespeare in the House in Red Hook, Starting Tonight [Cobble Hill Blog]



  • Stabbing Case Shows Lapses in Treatment for Mentally Ill [New York Times]
  • Suicide cop penned love note to police partner [Post]
  • Brooklyn Stabbing Suspect: The Devil Made Me Do It [Gotham Gazette]
  • E-mails: DA Hynes Considered  UpstartThompson a ‘Low-Life’ [Daily News]


  • A Satirical Guide to Brooklyn for Conventioneers [New York Times]
  • Brooklyn-raised Actor/Comedian Tracy Morgan in Critical Condition After NJ Crash [AP]
  • Monster Energy Releases Statement on Beastie Boys Verdict: “We Strongly Disagree” [Pitchfork]
  • The Brooklyn Parent’s Summer Survival Guide [BK Mag]
  • Choreographer Ronald K. Brown, a Brooklyn Native, is Brilliant [FT]
  • Chirlane McCray Lauds Anita Hill [Daily News]
  • Brooklyn artists flock to Brookfield Properties showcase [Crain’s]


  • Entertainment lawyer, Adjunct BK Law Prof. Shukat dies at 69 [Post]
  • Assunta “Sue” Santa Maria, Beloved Bensonhurst Matriarch, Passes Away At 93 [Bensonhurst Bean]

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