Brooklyn News Roundup



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:

Sunday is your last chance to check out 18th Avenue’s delicious Festa di Santa Rosalia. [Bensonhurst Bean]

A Flatbush resident and Brooklyn Tech teacher was arrested this week after allegedly sending his student a photo of his genitals. [Fort Greene Focus]

Brooklyn politicians want the MTA to be more up front about bed bugs on trains. [Sheepshead Bites]

For $90 million, you can buy a Kensington development with a pet-grooming spa. [KensingtonBK]

An all-Nutella restaurant is opening next month! [Park Slope Stoop]

Cops are looking for an alleged groper on 4th Avenue. [South Slope News]

Burglars have stolen over $228,000 worth of property in a string of Brooklyn home burglaries. [BB]

Two Myrtle Avenue hubs get more pedestrian-friendly. [FGF]

Bed bugs found on more N and Q trains, yay! [FGF]

Calling out the MTA on lengthy repairs at the 4th Ave-9th St subway station. [PSS]

Another condo development is on the way on 4th Ave. [SSN]

Hanging around Fort Greene or Clinton Hill? Here’s where to get amazing ice cream. [FGF]

Greenpoint’s Permanent Records is making a move south. [SSN]

Talking to the team behind the SpinGreen clothing donation program. [SB]

Construction at the Atlantic Yards complex shuts down. [New York Times]

This year marks New York City’s 350th birthday. Who cares, right? [NYT]

There’s more to Brooklyn than hipsters and coffee. [The Guardian]

Which Brooklyn neighborhoods will gentrify next? [Capital]

The city’s most obscure islands! [Curbed]

In Coney Island, forging neighborly ties with soapbox cars. [WFUV]

CCRB versus NYPD. [WNYC]

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