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Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed

verrazano bridge and a fishing pole
Photo by Bensonhurst Bean

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.

Madiba Restaurant is staying in Fort Greene thanks to crowdfunding effort. [Fort Greene Focus]

Suspect in fatal carjacking previously arrested 30 times. [Park Slope Stoop]

28-story tower will soon rise above the skyline in Sheepshead Bay. [Sheepshead Bites]

Sanders campaign to open office In Flatbush [Ditmas Park Corner]

Bensonhurst local to open pop-up egg cream stand at Yankee Stadium. [Bensonhurst Bean]

Ex-Commanding officer Of 72nd Precinct named In corruption probe [Sunset Park Voice]

Brooklyn Cat Cafe finds home outside Fort Greene. [FGF]

From Shanghai Jianbing to Rock ’N’ Roll Cookies: Smorgasburg pitches its Prospect Park tent. [PSS]

Lawsuit filed against “infamous” Moshe Piller, landlord of 2010 Newkirk Avenue. [DPC]

Presidential candidate Ted Cruz was in Brighton Beach Thursday courting Orthodox Jewish voters. [SP]

Last chance to spot migrating Dolphins in Calvert Vaux Park. [BB]

Sunset Park community theatre troupe to tackle social justice issues at St. Michael’s Parish. [SPV]

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