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Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed

Photo by suewaters/Flickr
Photo by suewaters/Flickr

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.

Perpetually underrated Alibi named second best dive bar in New York City. [Fort Greene Focus]

Bag bill passes but debate continues over how best to reduce City’s waste output. [Ditmas Park Corner]

Businesses in Sheepshead Bay say DOT’s new traffic plan is killing them. [Sheepshead Bites]

Trump’s mysterious headstone traced to 4th Avenue memorial company and ‘hipster’. [Park Slope Stoop]

New renderings of Brooklyn Strand Show Dramatic Transformation of Commodore Barry Park [FGF]

When Dutch was spoken on the roads of Flatbush. [DPC]

A driver who blew through a stoplight, killing a bicyclist and crashing into three other cars, tested positive for cocaine, police say. [SB]

An open love letter to Brooklyn Hot Dogs of Gowanus. [PSS]

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