Down-Low: The Truth About NYC’s Elite High Schools & Other Stories You Shouldn’t Miss

MTA workers clearing a downed tree on the B/Q line earlier today. (Photo via NYCT subway/twitter)

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

–MTA deaf on Sheepshead Bay Road elevator [Brooklyn Daily]

–Trump Budget Sends Gowanus Canal Cleanup Back to ‘Bad Old Days,’ AG Says [DNAinfo]

–A Program To Tell Stories about Muslim Children Is Suspended From Public School [WNYC]

–Woman accused of murder in Russia lived lavishly on the lam in Sheepshead Bay [NY Post]

–As Fares Rise, Advocates Press City Hall for MetroCard Relief for Low-Income New Yorkers [StreetsBlog]

–The Truth About New York City’s Elite High Schools. [New York Times]

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