Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Tuesday links


Let's take ten in honor of the new Greenpoint CoWorking site on Norman Avenue.

*More details are emerging about the weekend shooting on Monitor Street that left a 30-year-old man on life support. New York Shitty has notes from last night's brief precinct meeting.

*Greenpoint residents are upset about a fence on Noble Street blocking access to the river and New York Shitty adds on.

*A man who allegedly tried to rape a woman in an elevator at Bushwick Houses has been arrested.

*Checking in with Achievement First Bushwick.

*Meanwhile there were two big fires in Bushwick this week.

*Landlords are losing out on rent now that the off-track betting shops are closed.

*Atlantic Yards Report analyzes the Nets-Carmelo rumors (and so does Capital New York's Howard Megdal regarding the Carmelo-Knicks rumors.

*Steiner Studios is doubling in size thanks to some federal funding (but Greenpoint Broadway Stages is still having trouble getting that bond

*A very detailed, interesting piece out of Gotham Gazette about the city's growing income gap.

*And the Wall Street Journal tours the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in this video.