Friday, March 6, 2009

Blogger Bob Guskind - Further Info - NYPD via NY POST

NOTE: I have already been accused of slander for conveying the NY Post item. As I indicated in my comment, it was not intended as slander. Just "information" that was out there when very little was being reported beside the memorials. Robert Guskind, I didn't know you , but Rest in Peace. To his family, friends and colleagues, very sorry for your loss. If you do not wish to read news via the NY Post about the late Mr Guskind that might upset you, even though this is the currency of much of blogdom, please read no further.-- BB

An online NY POST article by LARRY CELONA and JOHN DOYLE, Last updated: 3:01 am, March 6, 2009, Posted: 2:04 am, March 6, 2009 reports that Robert Guskind, "A popular Brooklyn blogger was found dead in his apartment from what police sources said was an apparent drug overdose.

Robert Guskind was found dead at 7:11 p.m. Wednesday in his basement apartment at Dean Street in Prospect Heights, police said.

Guskind, 50, earlier this year lost his full-time job as Brooklyn editor for the real- estate blog Curbed, yet continued to post his commentary about borough development on his own Gowanus Lounge blog."


No further details were available at this time.

4 comments:

  1. "Drug overdose" is a common term used by the unknowing to describe something they are unqualified to explain. And we all understand that the NY Post is just a rag that is unfit to read.

    Wait for the medical posts before issuing slander about Bob.

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  2. Anonymous: Not intended as slander. Just "information" that was out there when very little was being reported beside the memorials. Robert Guskind, I didn't know you , but Rest in Peace. To his family, friends and colleagues, very sorry for your loss.

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  3. Anonymous: Not intended as slander. Just "information" that was out there when very little was being reported beside the memorials. Robert Guskind, I didn't know you , but Rest in Peace. To his family, friends and colleagues, very sorry for your loss.

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  4. Hey, I know where you blog was coming from. Just reporting the explanation that was given...no disrespect intended. I wonder if it was a suicide or just a bad addiction. RIP Bob, I did enjoy his blog site Gowanus Lounge. He will surely be missed.

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