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Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed

Old post card of and unpaved 22nd Avenue Parkway (Bay Parkway) in 1917 via ebay
Vintage postcard showing an unpaved 22nd Avenue Parkway (Bay Parkway) in 1917. (Image via ebay)

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 more interesting recent stories from our sister sites.

Jesus rises in Flatbush as John Turturro films Big Lebowski spin-off + 3 more film shoots this week. [Ditmas Park Corner]

Pavilion Theater to be converted into Nitehawk Prospect Park; Condo plans ‘scrapped’. [Park Slope Stoop]

Woody Allen to film new movie in Coney Island next week. [Sheepshead Bites]

15-year-old boy arrested for bringing gun to Clinton Hill school, NYPD says. [Fort Greene Focus]

Man shot in leg during Sunset Park gold chain robbery, police say. [Sunset Park Voice]

Rotting overturned boat in Bay removed. [SB]

Going Postal: How can we fix the worst post offices in Brooklyn? [DPC]

Brooklyn Flea returns to Fort Greene this winter. [FGF]

Nevins Street station houses a historic secret tunnel with ‘renegade art gallery’. [PSS]

MTA searching for artists to design murals for five Brooklyn subway stations. [SPV]

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