Friday Links

Brooklyn Man Claims Police Beat Him and Used Anti-Gay Slurs [NY Times]
Audit Finds Mismanagement, SUNY Downstate in Dire Fiscal Straits [NY Times]
Jewish Population up in New York Region, Brooklyn [NY Times]
The Spirits Are Back in Force in Brooklyn [NY Times]
Video: Red Hook Lobster Pound Decorates in the Dark [NY Times]
Winehouse Foundation Gift to Help Brooklyn Conservatory Students [NY Times]
Crash Liar: Brooklyn “Hipster” Lifestyle Made Me Do It [NY Post]
Thieves Prey on Brooklyn Residents Who Leave Their Doors Open [NY Post]
Brooklyn Doesn’t Have Enough Apartments for People Who Want to Buy [NY Mag]
A Look at Ratner’s Campaign Contributions [AYR]
Post-Sandy Frustrations Still Exist for Residents of Red Hook Houses [NY1]
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