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Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed

Photo by bknyjet
Photo by bknyjet

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.

An ode to hummus. [Fort Greene Focus]

With $500K possible in bills, victims of Gowanus hit and run set up GoFundMe page. [Park Slope Stoop]

Chatting with Councilman Carlos Menchaca about gentrification, immigration, ethnic media, and more. [Sunset Park Voice]

The 70th Precinct shows drop in homicides and shootings in 2015. [Ditmas Park Corner]

A woman photographed the man believed to be behind several crude, hateful messages scrawled on buildings in Sheepshead Bay. [Sheepshead Bites]

‘Deplorable Conditions’: 5 senior citizens remain at Prospect Park residence despite eviction notice. [PSS]

Thieving fashionista ordered more than $9K From Barneys On victim’s credit card. [FGF]

Tenants say waterfront Sunset Park warehouse was “dilapidated” before collapse. [SPV]

Assemblymember Jim Brennan will not seek reelection. [DPC]

Gerritsen Beach’s Veteran’s Memorial is getting a $100,000 renovation. [SB]

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