A Vespa rider cruises along outside of Bella Classica, a scooter garage and store in Brooklyn.
Brooklyn gang alert! Keep your kids close, your hunnies closer and don't wear...your mo-ped helmet? The Orphans are a Brooklyn Mo-ped gang based out of Greenpoint, and are based out of a shop that specializes in fixing the broken bikes. [Wired]
Bloomdawg also showed how hilariously uncool he is with this quote, "Our understanding after talking with 50 Cents [sic] is he has no plans to perform whatsoever." Ahhhh, Dad. Stick with the trolleys. [NY Post]
Behold the story of a WNBC4 New York freelance spot reporter's quest from "bodies in dumpsters" to the top of Blip.TV, a successful platform for videobloggers based in New York. [Observer]
A 38-year old experienced bicyclist who had volunteered for Transportation Alternatives (Volunteer of the Month in 1998) was hit and killed by a car at 69th street on Friday as he crossed Queens Boulevard. A friend remembers. [Streetsblog]
There's a new Brooklyn food blog on the streets called Mangia Vita (means Eat Life), so DUMBO restaurateurs...keep your heads up. You're being watched! [McBrooklyn]
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