Half-priced metro cards, new Center for Fiction, Brooklyn’s queer past, and more links


Inside the New Center for Fiction in Brooklyn, A Bookstore, Cafe, Library and Writers’ Studio [untapped cities]

Neighbors reportedly rally to push dominatrix out of her Brooklyn business [NY Daily News]

City will expand half-priced MetroCard program to more New Yorkers by the fall [Curbed NY]

In Search of Brooklyn’s Queer Past [The New Republic]

Conor McGregor completes community service at Brooklyn churches [NY Post]

Billionaire Harry Macklowe marries his mistress (in Williamsburg) hours after erecting a huge billboard of their faces on his building along Park Avenue [Daily Mail]

One New York City student with measles sickened 21 people amid outbreak [NBC]

Warner Bros. Ends Brooklyn Man’s Quest to Rid ‘The Departed’ of the Rat [ LAW.com]

20-year-old makes celebrity sneakers in parents’ Brooklyn home [ABC7]


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