Best of Brooklyn: Gowanus Hot Dogs, 200 Pounds Of Pot, DOT Confusion, And More…

Best of Brooklyn: Gowanus Hot Dogs, 200 Pounds Of Pot, DOT Confusion, And More…
Clinton Hill, Brooklyn
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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.

This is what 200 pounds of pot looks like, courtesy of Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. [Bensonhurst Bean]

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]

Bath Beach deli owner who was arrested for waving gun at teens says they were shoplifting from his store. [BB]

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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