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Tuesday
Feb072012

FIPS Daily Almanac: Tuesday, February 7, 2012

 

photo by Kerri Doherty

Rise and shine FIPS'ters! Welcome to your day! It wasn't as cool as a nip sllp, but M.I.A. flipped us all the bird during the Super Bowl and now it looks like NBC might have to pay for it! Also in the news, Karl Lagerfeld guest edited the Metro newspaper in an attempt to make it more fabulous. Up next: Your Park Slope weather, "On This Day in BK History" and "On This Day in Fips'tory:"

PARK SLOPE WEATHER (VIA WUNDERGROUND):

 

O% Chance of Precipitation 

Temp: 49 / 31 oF

Sunrise: 7:00 AM 

Sunset: 5:20 PM

 

 

ON THIS DAY IN BK HISTORY (1870):

Missing a leg or a foot? You might have left it back in 1870 when it was apparently common to find people parts scattered around Brooklyn. Favorite quote: "Meantime, it is positively alarming to observe how this mania for scattered pieces of people is spreading." Brooklyn was clearly hardcore back in the 19th century.

 [READ MORE VIA THE BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE] 

 

ON THIS DAY IN FIPS'TORY:

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