ICYMI: Phony Law Firm In Brighton Busted, Faberge Loses Lawsuit, Trash Cans Need To Be Emptied More Often
In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Here are some of the big stories you may have missed this week. You can keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all week long. Just follow us on Twitter and Facebook, and sign up for our daily newsletter. If you have any news tips, story ideas, questions or anything else, e-mail us at editor [at] sheepsheadbites [dot] com.
- A man was charged with stealing a lawyer’s identity and setting up a phony law firm in Brighton Beach.
- Faberge Lounge will be changing names after they lost a trademark infringement suit filed by Faberge Limited, the jewelry company.
- Families remembered the six fighters who lost their lives during the 1978 Waldbaum’s fire.
- Coney Island Avenue, Flatbush Avenue are two of 14 major roadways across the city that will have a speed limit reduction to 25 miles per hour.
- Locals showed their support for Israel during two separate rallies.
- Cops are hunting this Avenue U chain snatcher.
- Is removing the public trash cans the answer to our litter problem?
- This building on Avenue U is on the market for $12 million.
- Night out against crime! Woo hoo!
Meanwhile, elsewhere in Brooklyn…
- Former Roberta’s chef is opening The Finch on Greene Ave. [Fort Greene Focus]
- Flatbush Avenue is getting a Gap Factory Store. [Ditmas Park Corner]
- Celebrating five years of good drinks and good sausages at a Fort Green beer hall. [FGF]
- Stop and frisk…your appetite? [Brokelyn]
- A new spot for cemitas and tacos opens in the Gowanus Whole Foods. [Park Slope Stoop]
- Guess the next indicted elected official, win a free dinner. [City & State]
- Free rides for kids on the Prospect Park Carousel every Thursday in August! [South Slope News]
- Brooklyn-born WWII vet who found Hitler’s top hat passes away. [Daily Eagle]
- Brooklyn Proper brings seasonal eats and creative cocktails to Windsor Terrace. [SSN]
- Anthony Weiner is starting a restaurant in the Rockaways. [Daily News]
- Lincoln Center is bringing performances to some central Brooklyn libraries. [Bensonhurst Bean]
- The 18th Avenue Feast in Bensonhurst is only weeks away – but its exact dates are up in the air. [BB]
- Cops are on the hunt for a groper in Bay Ridge. [BB]
- The battle of Brooklyn Bridge Park. [NY Times]
- A Brooklyn baby event for the style-conscious. [Daily News]