Western Brooklyn

Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed

Photo by Jennifer Jansen
Photo by Jennifer Jansen

After a busy week, here’s a chance to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! We’ve pulled together some of the most interesting recent stories from our sister sites.

Interfaith medical center gets $2M from NYS for primary and urgent care, and might be purchased by Northwell Health. [Fort Greene Focus]

Brooklyn Drones opens, inviting you to fly the friendly skies. [Park Slope Stoop]

Gun busts are on the rise in Sheepshead Bay as police step up search warrants to address the heroin epidemic. [Sheepshead Bites]

Fake Sunset Park lawyer who offered bogus immigration services gets 2-4 years. [Sunset Park Voice]

Woman slashed this morning on Beverley Road. [Ditmas Park Corner]

Throwback Thursday: Five historical treasures from the Pratt Institute Archives. [FGF]

Two victims stabbed in Prospect Park Wednesday Night but the suspect was arrested, police say. [PSS]

Are we in Bernie Territory? FEC filings show strong support in our area. [DPC]

The Sandy recovery is driving up property taxes in coastal communities. [SB]

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