‘Round Brooklyn: Escorts, Cults, The Gowanus Canal And More

‘Round Brooklyn: Escorts, Cults, The Gowanus Canal And More
(Courtesy Flickr/cisc1970)
(Courtesy Flickr/cisc1970)

It’s Memorial Day weekend, and that means beach season has arrived right on schedule. The weather is hot, so find a comfy spot and read up to get the low down on what’s going on in the County of Kings.

Prospect Park to build two new Flatbush Avenue entrances; BP urges traffic calming. [Ditmas Park Corner]

A volunteer group that cleaned up Sheepshead Bay is linked to an alleged cult based in South Korea. [Sheepshead Bites]

4-year-old boy succumbs to injuries after falling down elevator shaft at Union Street garage. [Park Slope Stoop]

Mother and son duo who bilked Medicare out of millions featured on American Greed. [Bensonhurst Bean]

Sunset Parkers sour over hipster wine festivals at Industry City. [Sunset Park Voice]

It’s Joseph Alexiou’s Gowanus Canal, we just swim in it. [PSS]

A towing company has been accused of preying on vehicles at a 7-Eleven parking lot. [SB]

The toll gate of Flatbush Avenue. [DPC]

Mob-tied ex-cop from B’hurst arrested for running high-end escort service. [BB]

Sunset Park’s meatpacking district is alive and well. [SPV]


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