Bacon-Wrapped Twix in Brooklyn + Jane Austen's Ring at Sotheby's = Eight Items or Less

1. The Brooklyn Bridge Park Pop Up Pool in Brooklyn Heights opened today. [via Brownstoner]

2. Woulda coulda shoulda: James Murphy was in the running at one point to star in Noah Baumbach's now-defunct adaptation of The Corrections. [via Vulture, NYT]

3. We bet you can't guess who this is. (Hint: It's Matisyahu!]

4. July 17th: Mark your calendars -- that's when Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise's first divorce proceeding will take place. [via VF Daily]

5. Elizabeth Olson and Dakota Fanning shooting Naomi Foner's forthcoming Very Good Girls in Brooklyn. [via Gothamist]

6. Uncle Barry's, a bar in Park Slope, has begun serving bacon-wrapped Twix. [via Brooklyn Paper]

7. This turquoise ring that once belonged to Jane Austen is up for auction at Sotheby's. [via The Paris Review]   
8. Plumber's crack --> Cleavage. [via Laughing Squid]

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