Brooklyn News Roundup


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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 our favorite recent stories from our sister sites, as well as some other fascinating pieces that are worth a read this weekend:

NY1 reporter on journalism and raising a family in Brooklyn. [Park Slope Stoop]

Preet Bharara is a real life superhero and you need to know who he is. [NY Times]

Sausage lover? Get to Der Kommissar! [South Slope News]

The 8 most popular street names in NYC. [Untapped Cities]

Burglar trapped overnight in restaurant’s air vent. [Sheepshead Bites]

Broken muni-meters on the rise. [AMNY]

BK’s largest Italian-American festival started this week, lasts 10 days. [Bensonhurst Bean]

9 of 10 buildings fail basic energy code requirements. [Crain’s]

Windsor Terrace Walgreens closer to open, but the Key Food, well… [SS]

Photos: Coney Island sand sculpting contest. [SB]

De Blasio’s the first mayor in 20 years to celebrate Pakistan’s independence at Brooklyn Mela. [KensingtonBK]

Catcalling (and worse) is why one woman stopped running in Bushwick. [Bushwick Daily]

Does your 6-year-old need pampering? There’s a new salon for that. [Fort Greene Focus]

Rabies warning issued after dead raccoon tests positive. [BB]

Politics and corruption in governor’s race. [The New Yorker]

Saturday is the 10th anniversary of Fort Greene Park Literary Festival. [FGF]

What the mayor’s rhetoric says about his values. [Crain’s]

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