After one month and 19 burglaries, it seems as though police have finally caught one of the suspects involved in a rash of break-ins across North Brooklyn.
Security footage suggests they entered a lot of (unlocked, why?
) apartments at night, taking cash, electronics and other valuables. This Sunday, there’s a stitch-in happening at Bushwick Inlet Park to raise awareness for abortion rights.
While his accomplice is still at large, and for forever after, remember to lock your non-suburban doors. That’s one stitch for every one of the 5.4 million women of reproductive age in Texas. Details are still to come, but the Newtown Creek Alliance will be laying down some knowledge on urban soil, harnessing beneficial microorganisms with compost tea, and mycoremediation (that’s using fungi for remediation).
The city finally made good on its efforts to purchase seven additional acres of the Bayside Fuel property for million, scooping up the parcel located at 1 North 12th Street last Tuesday.
A discussion on the North Brooklyn Community page on Facebook brought attention to a weird prevalence of dead birds (and even a hawk) around the bus stop on the corner of Lorimer and Driggs, supposedly after flying into the glass. Aside from getting to squee 300 times over, attendees were treated to meet & greets with celebrity pets like Marnie the Dog, Mervin the Chihuahua, Chloe Kardoggian, and Ella Bean the Dog, plus food trucks, photo booths, and a film premiere for a documentary called “Second Chance Dogs.”For your Thursday afternoon edification, here are some choice snaps. If you can stomach planning more than two days ahead, come help clean up the neighborhood with Curb Your Litter and NAG on April 16 from 10 a.m. If you like your environmentalism with a touch of interactive data, check out this cool map. If you’re single and metal as hell, come to Speed Metal Speed Dating at St. This, from the same people who brought you Morrissey-themed speed dating night at Black Rabbit.When the people behind “The Love Show” say “Go F—k Yourself,” they mean that in the best way possible.The dance cabaret, which brings comedy, dancing and burlesque to Public Assembly on Feb.Another year, another completely made-up neighborhood acronym.Except this year, the city is calling it official in Greenpoint.