Western Brooklyn

Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed

Photo by Aggie Ku
Photo by Aggie Ku

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.

The Mac is back: The Mac Shack’s innovation inspires. [Fort Greene Focus]

Following a community outcry, DOT completed changes to a controversial traffic plan in Sheepshead Bay. [Sheepshead Bites]

Owners of Bogota Latin Bistro and Miti Miti are helping gay dads navigate surrogacy and fatherhood. [Park Slope Stoop]

Sunset Park Library wins big in NYC Neighborhood Library Awards. [Sunset Park Voice]

Illegal gambling arrest at Newkirk Avenue Salon linked to business closure. [Ditmas Park Corner]

Greetings from Claustrophobia, your neighborhood dungeon (Mind the executioner’s axe). [PSS]

The HBO series Girls filmed at a restaurant and lounge in Sheepshead Bay. [SB]

Cops are searching for a mustached Burger King bandit. [SPV]

At 550 Vanderbilt, there’s an emphasis on inclusion in the construction process. [FGF]

Buffalo’s Famous is open! Western New York cuisine with deep Brooklyn Roots. [DPC]

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