The Down Low: Filmed In BK, Gang Policing, ‘Missing’ Rep. Donovan & Other Stories You Shouldn’t Miss

Sound advice from Bath Beach. (Photo by Carly Miller/BKLYNER)

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

–Movies filmed in Brooklyn, from ‘Goodfellas’ to ‘Uptown Girls’ [am New York]

–Has ‘Gang Policing’ Replaced Stop-and-Frisk? [Citylab]

–New Yorkers Search for ‘Missing’ Rep. Donovan After He Declines Town Hall [DNAinfo]

–Brooklyn Heights Association Confronts BQX Proposal at Annual Meeting [Brownstoner]

–De Blasio Says 90 New Shelters Are Needed To Move Homeless Out Of Hotels [Gothamist]

–City pols slam NYCHA for delays in Hurricane Sandy building repairs [New York Daily News]

–Kids’ Boutique Owner Arrested for Shoplifting at Whole Foods, Police Say [DNAinfo]

–“Get Organized Brooklyn,” A Model For Community-Based Resistance in the Trump Era [Huffington Post]

–Remembering a City Where the Smog Could Kill [New York Times]

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