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In Memoriam, Robert Guskind

March 11th, 2009 · 58 Comments

In Memoriam, Robert Guskind Photo credit: Hugh Crawford Gowanus Lounge and its large community of readers, admirers and friends mourn the loss of founder and editor Robert “Bob” Guskind. Dubbed by some “Brooklyn’s Blogfather,” Bob was a talented journalist, author, photographer and editor whose deep interest in urban issues took root, right out of college, […]

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Bklinks: Monday Promise of Snow Edition

March 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off

· Some of Brighton Beach Two Lovers Film Shot in…Jersey [NYT] · City Workers Still Park Like Assholeso Downtown [NYDN] · Hasidic Silence on Perverts Starting to Crack [NYDN] · Production Lounge Attract Tower ‘o Fun [New York Shitty] · Brooklyn Bridge at Highpoint of Bizzard of 1888 [PMFA] · Really, Really, Really Excited About […]

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Brooklinks: Friday Lion With Nasty Mouth Edition

February 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment

· Legal Victory for Atlantic Yards Developer [CityRoom] · Appellate Court, with Misgivings, Dismisses EIS Case [AYR] · All Hail the Bedbug Sniffing Dogs [NYT] · And Brooklyn Has Biggest Increase In Bedbug Complaints [NYDN] · Crap Cakes: Lovely 133 Water Street Goes Bankrupt [Brownstoner] · Con Ed Says Don’t Park Here, Capsice? [PMFA] · […]

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Brookinks: Wednesday Lowest Price Allowed Edition

February 26th, 2009 · Comments Off

· Man Arrested in Brutal Murder of Equadorean Immigrant [NYT] · Time Equities Backs Out of Huge Sunset Park Warterfront Project [TRD] · Oh Crap: Scarano’s 133 Water St. Files for Bankruptcy [Dumbo NYC] · Bullshit Slope Food Coop Ban Story Was…Bullshit [Brooklyn Paper] · Why Atlantic Yards Tax Revenue Projections Might be Bogus [AYR] […]

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Brooklinks: Wednesday Freakaholic Edition

February 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment

· Weekly Satisfying Spanking: Big Ass Brooklyn Sales [Brownstoner] · Sales Down, Rentals Up [TRD] · Former ESDC Head Proposes “Transparent” Commercial Fund? [AYR] · More on the Bedbug Plan [CityRoom] · The MTA is Going to Rebuild Culver Viaduct After All. Huh? [NYDN] · Attempted Explanation of Public Place Warhouse Demo [PMFA] · Leave […]

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Brooklinks: Tuesday Flock of Seagulls Edition

February 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

· More proof we’re screwed: subway ridership down in January [CityRoom] · A Question of Process at Atantic Yards Hearing [TRE] · So, How’s Things on Cleremont Greene? [Brownstoner] · Exclusive (Attn. NYP): Armando’s May Return to Montague Street! [BHB] · Satori!!!!!! [PMFA] · Old Burg Polish Butcher Going Bánh Mì? Holy shit cakes. [Grub […]

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Brooklinks: Monday Celebrating Cyberstalkers Edition

February 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

· Fighting Cyber-Stalkers & Cyber-Bullies with Lawsuits [Portfolio.Com] · Heavy Metal in East Williamsburg [NYT] · Rich Calder Discovers Our Coney Butcher on His Own!!!!!!! [NYP] · Bird in a Cage, Awaits Discovery by Above [New York Shitty] · Sunset Park is a Really Shitty Neighborhood [Brownstoner] · The Atlatntic Avenue Tunnel [McBrooklyn] · Shitty […]

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Brooklinks: Weekend Wrap Edition

February 21st, 2009 · Comments Off

[Photo for GL courtesy of Steven Skollar] Furniture Feature – High Chair [Brit in Brooklyn] Buttermilk Channel Now Open for Brunch [A Brooklyn Life] Local Colour – 3 [Bed Stuy Banana] Bushbaby Presents Project Diallo [Bed Stuy Blog] “Deceptive” Burglary in Neighboring Areas [Best View in Brooklyn] Room to Write [Brooklyn Based] Spicy Pickle on […]

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Brooklinks: Friday Angry Unfocused Edition

February 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

· PLG Leads in Speeding Cars [NYDN] · Education Secretary Visits Brooklyn School [CityRoom] · Atlantic Yards Construction Update [No Land Grab] · Chop Chop at 289 DeKalb [Brownstoner] · DOB on Scene at Neglected 194 Columbia Heights [BHB] · Grammar Gods to Save Temple Block Buiilding [McBrooklyn] · S’Up at 85 Driggs [New York […]

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Brooklinks: Thursday Apartment Hunting (We Think) Edition

February 19th, 2009 · Comments Off

· Take a Dump or Whatever for 15 Minutes at GAP for a Quarter [NYDN] · Condo Plans Collapse [TRD] · Checking on 892 Bergen in Crown Heights [Brownstoner] · New york Foundation for the Arts Moving to Dumbo [DumboNYC] · A Downtown Brookyn Survivor [Lost City] · Sean Casey Animal Rescue Did Amazing Work […]

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Brooklinks: Wednesday From the Gutter Edition

February 18th, 2009 · Comments Off

· Just Slap Us Hard: Last Week’s Biggest Brooklyn Sales [Brownstoner] · Jewish Press Building for Sale! [Vos lz Neias] · There’s a Brooklyn in New Zealand! Do They Have a Carroll St.? [FW] · Oh, to be Young and Uninsured [NYT] · What’s Happening on Van Brunt? [Gothamist] · Watching 18-20 Gerritsen Place [Brownstoner] […]

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Brooklinks: Tuesday Post-Presidents Day Edition

February 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

· Brookynites Work to Help Former Haitian School [NYT] · Bedbug Complaints Up 34 Percent [NYDN] · Decoding “Shovel Ready” & Atlantic Yards [AYR] · Norah Jones Buys in Cobble Hill [Brownstoner] · Ah, the Raccuglia Funeral Home of Carroll Gardens [NYDN] · 181 York St. Update [Dumbo NYC] · The People of My Neighorhood […]

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Brooklinks: Weekend Wrap Edition

February 14th, 2009 · Comments Off

[Brooklyn Pin Up Monica courtesy of nine6sevenfour/GL Flickr Pool] It’s Official: D’Amato Lobbied Feds for AY Stimulus Funds [AYR] Father of Two Risks Life to Save Stranger’s Hat [Bed Stuy Banana] Sexual Assault in Greenwood Heights [Best View in Brooklyn] Only in Brooklyn: Guard Dogs on Rooftops [Big Sky Brooklyn] Creature Feature: Transportation Alternatives [Brit […]

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Brooklinks: Friday Celebrating Self-Esteem Edition

February 13th, 2009 · Comments Off

· Bedbug Hearings Coming Up at City Council [McBrooklyn] · State Senate to Hold Atlantic Yards Oversight Hearing [AYR] · Revisiting 109 Gold [Brownstoner] · East Williamsburg Economic Stimulus Plan [New York Shitty] · Markowitz Wants Shops at Brooklyn Municipal Building [110 Livingston] · Jack Goes Boating Filming Downtown [McBrooklyn] · Pfizer Conversion Not Happening […]

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Brooklyn: Thursday Don’t Get Hit By No Falling Bricks Edition

February 12th, 2009 · Comments Off

· Cory Booker Says Getting Nets in Newark “Fixed” in His Mind [AYR] · Apple Store Still a Possibility for Edge [Brownstoner] · Climax of Boobification Project Involves Village Voice [New York Shitty] · The Dumbest Thing I’ve Ever Heard [Lost City] · Uh, Something’s Missing From This Picture [BVIB] · Thai Place Coming to […]

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Brooklinks: Wednesday Getting Trashed Edition

February 11th, 2009 · Comments Off

· Hit Me…With It: Top Brooklyn Sales of the Week [Brownstoner] · Gimme’ Some Love Williamspoint Style [New York Shitty] · Praise the Lord: Cadman Plaza Turf is Safe [BHB] · A Flock of Seagulls (No, the Poodle Haired New Wave Ones) [PMFA] · Finally, Progress at 93 Nevins. Listings Coming. [Brownstoner] · Fixing Park […]

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Brooklinks: Nice Light Bathes the Beast Edition

February 10th, 2009 · 1 Comment

· Bed-Stuy Church Annoying Neighbors [NYDN] · Whacky Times in Crown Heights [Brownstoner] · Report Says City Wasted Resources on Atlantic Yards [AYR] · Clarett Came Dug And…Blighted? [PMFA] · Big Brother Watching on Brooklyn Buses [Gothamist] · Fulton St Renovations to Begin [110 Livingston Blog] · Building Brooklyn [WPA] · Greenpoint Matress Watch [New […]

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Brooklinks: Monday Money, Money, Money Edition

February 9th, 2009 · Comments Off

· Walentas Not Renewing Lease of School for Kids with Disabilties [NYT] · Markowitz Takes $25K from Controversial Rent-A-Center, Denies Knowing [AYR] · Manager of Slope Greenmarket Fired, People Pissed [NYT] · Subway Rivers [I Love Franklin Avenue] · Another Old Shop Biting the Dust on Smith St. [PMFA] · New Bike Shop on Lafayette […]

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Brooklinks: The Weekend Wrap

February 7th, 2009 · Comments Off

Public Forum on Trash in the Hood [Bed Stuy Banana] Sound Installations at Diapason Gallery [Best View in Brooklyn] Volunteer Valentines [Bed Stuy Blog] Brownstones and White Trees [Brit in Brooklyn] Development Watch: 75 Grand Avenue [Brownstoner] Myrtyle-Wyckoff Gets Fancy Status [Bushwick BK] Heart of Brooklyn Connection Service Coming to DUMBO [Dumbo NYC] Gerritsen Beach, […]

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Brooklinks: Friday Versions of Truth Edition

February 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

· City Jobless Rate Could Hit Incredible 10.5 Percent [NYP] · 598K Jobs Go in January, Jobless Rate Now 7.6 Percent [NYP] · Brooklyn Foreclosures Holding at Low Levels [Brownstoner] · NYC Expecting More Federal Housing Aid [NYT] · McCarren Pool Update [WPA] · Former CEO’s Furniture on Sale on CL [McBrooklyn] · Remembering Bloody […]

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Brooklinks: Thursday Falling Apart Edition

February 5th, 2009 · Comments Off

[RIP Lux Interior and thanks for not vomiting on us at a show once. Lux is dead? FUCK.] · Ratner Really Didn’t Tell Govt. He Was Stopping Atlantic Yards Work [AYR] · Checking in on the Absolute Condos [Brownstoner] · CB2 Has a Change of Heart About a Liquor License [Dumbo NYC] · Fresh Air […]

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Brooklinks: Wednesday Messed Up Heart of Spraypaint Edition

February 4th, 2009 · Comments Off

· Do It, Baby: Last Week’s Biggest Sales [Brownstoner] · More Store Closings [PMFA] · SOL: Values are Down but Taxes are Up [Brownstoner] · Staggeringly Beautiful Snowy Day in the Park [AYITP] · More Snow! [New York Shitty] · Brownstones & White Trees [Brit in Brooklyn] · Peeler Man of Court Street Dies [BHB] […]

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Brooklinks: Tuesday Freezing Gowanus Seagull Edition

February 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off

· After the Fire: Miss Williamsburg Diner [Brownstoner] · Growing Sexual Abuse Scandal in Hasidic Community [McBrooklyn] · 81-Year-Old Dockside Cafe Closed [GerritsenBeach.Net] · Mucking About the Park [AYITP] · Making Fun of Kensington [Kensington Stories] · Thank God: India House Space for Rent on Court Street [PMFA] · Flatbush Shots: Ocean Avenue [Flatbush Vegan] […]

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Brooklinks: Monday No Place Like Home Edition

February 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off

[Photo courtesy of lostinbrooklyn/GL Flickr Pool] · The Atlantic Yards Downsizing Meme [AYR] · Idiotarod 2009 [Blue Jake] · LPC to Address Ocean on the Park Houses [Hawthorne Street] · Year of Ox Celebration Goes Well [Sunset-Park.com] · Year of the Ox After-Party Pics [BVIB] · Dudes on Smith Were Not Going to Miss the […]

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Brooklinks: Weekend Wrap Edition

January 31st, 2009 · Comments Off

Kucinich asks Citigroup to give up Citifield Naming Rights Deal [AYR] Food Stamps and Other Badges of Shame [Bed-Stuy Banana] Well Deserved Kudos for a Sunset Park Honoree [Best View in Brooklyn] Super Bowl Party at Le Toukouleur This Sunday [Bed Stuy Blog] Game On [Brooklyn Based] Ugly Betty Coming to Montague Street [Brooklyn Heights […]

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