standard Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.08.14)

A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Sunday, June 8th, 2014. Updated periodically.

Photo by Matthew Taub

Photo by Matthew Taub

Park Slope, South Slope, & Windsor Terrace

  • Residents Enjoy Warm Weather in Prospect Park [News12]

Williamsburg & Greenpoint

Bed-Stuy & Bushwick

  • One Man Killed, Two Injured in Bed-Stuy Triple Shooting [NY1]
  • Artist Ann Hirsch’s ‘Muffy’ at American Medium [VICE]
  • Photo Pool: Bushwick Collective Block Party & Open Studios [Untapped Cities]
  • Cat That Survived Vicious Kick Up For Adoption [Daily News]

Brighton Beach, Coney Island, & Sea Gate

  • Brighton Beach Has a Great Bar to Watch the World’s Game [New York Times]
  • Coney Island Principal Bans Patriotic Music During Upcoming Ceremony [Daily News]
  • Gerritsen Beach Single MomĀ looks to bring the ‘Heat’ and stay undefeated in the ring at Barclays Center [Daily News]

Brownsville, Carnarsie, & East New York

  • ENY Baseball League Honors Stabbing Victims [NY1]
  • 7-Year-Old Stabbing Victim Improving [NY1] but won’t talk about incident [Post]

Clinton Hill & Fort Greene

  • After 10 Years, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet’s Debut in Fort Greene [New York Times]
  • Shootings, Assaults, Thefts on Fort Greene / Clinton Hill Streets [The Nabe]

Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, & Lefferts Gardens

  • Heritage Equity Partners Buys Out Crown Heights Site [Real Deal]
  • Protests Over 626 Flatbush Development at City Hall [Q at Parkside]
  • Choice to Honor Bruce Ratner Defended [Post]
  • How One Rabbi Modernized Judaism and Began a Movement [Post]
  • Former Caledonian Hospital Now Showing as Condos [Curbed, Q at Parkside]

Borough-Wide

  • The Upshot: De Blasio’s Affordable Housing Is Very Costly [New York Times]
  • Student Debt Keeps Young People Out of NYC [Real Deal]
  • 2 Children Struck By Vehicles Just Minutes Apart Friday Evening [News12]
  • Officials Shame NYC By Backing Puerto-Rican Terrorist in Parade [Post]
  • LIRR strike looms as MTA, unions continue impasse [Newsday]

Courts

  • Brooklyn DA Thompson Fires 11 Staffers in Friday ‘Cleanup’ [JP, Daily News]
  • City Expects ‘a Number of Settlements’ Soon [Capital]
  • Accused East New York Stabbing Suspect Taken to Bellevue [Daily News]
  • Man named Osama wins $4.7M lawsuit because co-worker at Brooklyn store punched him, called him ‘Bin Laden’ [Daily News]

Miscellaneous

  • Wall Street Exec Manages Brooklyn Indie Rockers [Post]
  • The Rundown: Weekend Edition [The L Mag]
  • Big Check from Wal-Mart Toxic, but From Ratner, Fine? [AYR]