Weird News: South Park in Queens, NJ Fire Smelled in Brooklyn

Some stories are downright strange. Here's our wrap-up from around NYC.

As a local news organization, Patch covers stories of all kinds, from heartbreaking tragedies to inspiring tales of community brotherhood. But some stories are just plain weird. Here are some of the stranger headlines from the past seven days.

Controversial Cobble Hill See-Through Shower Just 'Under Construction'

Reports of a glass shower being constructed by a Cobble Hill couple in the back of their home at 14 Tompkins Place had hit multiple news outlets over the past week.

Neighbors had reportedly complained that the glass shower was in clear view from the street. As it turns out, according to a report inThe Real Deal real estate blog, the shower is still under construction and in the end will be covered for privacy.

That Burning Smell Was A Giant Fire in New Jersey

On Monday night, Fort Greene more than other neighborhoods in Brooklyn, for some reason, was beset by the smell of burning rubber.

Local residents spent much of the night and early morning Tuesday wondering on social media just why the neighborhood stank like smoke and burning tires.

Oh My God, You Killed Kyle!

Bayside Douglaston Patch's photo of the day is this stuffed Kyle doll - from Comedy Central's "South Park" - on the front of a truck parked on Bell Boulevard.


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