How to legally open a fire hydrant, rabid Prospect Park squirrel, baby pigeon (and more links)

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Furious Crown Heights residents protest ‘bullet hole’ bar [Gothamist]
Canadian news’ perspective on the ‘bullet hole’ bar backlash [CBC]
Crazed squirrel goes on biting rampage in Prospect Park [New York Post]
Drama continues between Nooklyn and Trump supporters [The Real Deal]
New Prospect Park goats chomp on invasive plants [DNAinfo]
As NYC subways melt down, only an Upstate Republican dares call out Cuomo [Village Voice]
Baby pigeons are shockingly ugly – judge for yourself [Reddit]
Long Island is having something of a craft beer boom. Here’s a guide [Long Island Press]
Flushing Ave. J train entrance finally reopens after decades [Gothamist]
Is a hot dog a sandwich? Vote now [Coney Island Blog]

There’s a legal way to open a fire hydrant, it’s called a spray cap and the FDNY will give you one if you ask.

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