The Down-Low: Paltry Pizza for High Prices, Shkreli in the Slammer & Other Stories You Shouldn’t Miss

(Paul Stremple/BKLYNER)

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

-Pizza Festival Attendees Cry Scam After Being Served Tiny Slices in Bushwick [NY Daily News]

-Rats Swarm Around Trash in Empty Lot Behind Fort Greene Deli [Gothamist]

-Pharma-Bro Shkreli’s “Bounty” on Hillary Clinton’s Hair Lands Him in Sunset Park Slammer [Bloomberg]

-Creeper Zookeeper Accused of Filming Female Coworkers [NY Post]

-A Day Laborer Center in Williamsburg Creates an “Oasis” for Vulnerable Workers [Voices of NY]

-Informational HBCU Hub Hopes to Increase Awareness in BK High Schoolers [BK Reader]

-Late Night Bakers Keep Bodegas Stocked With Fresh Pastries [Crains]

-Brooklyn Chef Sued by Partners for $3.5 Million [Eater NY]

-Vegan Faux-Nuts Aim For A Healthier Sweet Treat [BK Reader]

-Starved, Burned Dogs Rescued and Owner Arrested After Well-Timed Tip [NY Daily News]

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Paul Stremple

Paul was a staff reporter at Bklyner, responsible for covering Northern and Eastern parts of Brooklyn between August 2017 and January 2019.


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