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Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed

Photo by Daniel Frazer/Bensonhurst Bean
Photo by Daniel Frazer/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.

Sheepshead Bay native Bryan Bautista has become a finalist on this season of “The Voice.”[Sheepshead Bites]

Coney Island Avenue travel agent indicted for stealing over $350,000 from Pakistani customers.[Ditmas Park Corner]

Sanders’ national press secretary shows us what’s “Berning” at Gowanus Campaign Office.[Park Slope Stoop]

NYC Asian-Americans now have their own political club. [Sunset Park Voice]

The 33rd Fort Greene House Tour is coming on May 1. [Fort Greene Focus]

The Department of Transportation has revived plans to drop a Times Square-style plaza in Sheepshead Bay.[SB]

Latino women had mixed reactions to Hillary Clinton’s Sunset Park speech. [SPV]

From CPOP to NCO — the changing face of the Community Police Officer. [DP]

Postmark Cafe barista and Brooklyn Newbie becomes a subway hero. [PSS]

A chocolate brewery is coming to the Brooklyn Navy Yard, courtesy of Mast Brothers. [FGF]

Suspect arrested in Dyker Heights drive-by shooting. [BB]

Food trend alert: Thai rolled ice cream has come to Sunset Park! [SPV]

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