The Down-Low: 5 Hour Standoff On Verrazano Bridge & Other Stories You Shouldn’t Miss

(Photo by Rachel Silberstein/Bensonhurst Bean)

The Down-Low is our round-up of stories in our neck of the woods as well as other curiosities all over Brooklyn.

-Cops convince man not to jump off Verrazano-Narrows Bridge after 5-hour standoff [Daily News]

-Gowanus Canal Bulkheads Collapse and EPA Warns More Cave-ins Possible [DNAinfo]

-Nostrand Avenue: Why It’s the New Gentrification Flash Point [TheBridgeBK]

-NYC’s Newest Brewery Opens With A Large Public Taproom In Sunset Park [Gothamist]

-Photos: Open hydrants, stoop hangouts – relive old school Brooklyn [Brokelyn]

-Assemblyman Hikind’s son jumps in race for Councilman Greenfield’s seat [Daily News]

-Saving the Tiny Cemetery of Bay Ridge [Brownstoner]

-Bed-Stuy woman says man caught on video taking her dog [News 12]

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