Afternoon Links: Are You Ready for the Brooklyn Half Marathon This Weekend?

Park Slope. Photo by Mary Hautman

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    In the News
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    New Bar August Laura Harnesses Italian Spirits in Carroll Gardens [Gothamist]
    Brooklyn Half Marathon Traffic: Street Closures During the Race [AMNY]
    Citi Bike to Expand Into Brooklyn Nabes It Neglected [Crain’s]
    Centa Promises Increased Police Presence and Vigilance in Heights [BHB]
    Bed Stuy Event Combines Beautification With Brews [DNA]
    BP Adams Declares Biggie’s Birthday “Christopher Wallace Day” [DNA]

    Comment of the Day

    I was worried about the F even before this happened, with so much development slated for Gowanus and Red Hook. The idea of taking trains away from those areas is insane.

    — cay in Express F Train Tradeoffs: Shorten Commutes in Brownstone Belt or Southern Brooklyn?

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