Brooklyn News Roundup

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 our favorite recent stories from our sister sites, as well as some other fascinating pieces that are worth a read this weekend:

NYC is now selling Fort Greene real estate at dollar store prices. [Fort Greene Focus]

Rising from the ashes: community bands together to help 773 Lounge rebuild after a fire. [Ditmas Park Corner]

ELK celebrated its grand opening in Windsor Terrace. [KensingtonBK]

Unlimited hot dogs, beer, and more at 10 places showing the Super Bowl. [Park Slope Stoop]

Blizzard makes for great photos in Sheepshead Bay. [Sheepshead Bites]

Unfazed by a few inches of snow, everyone went to the park during Winter Storm Juno. [Bensonhurst Bean]

Modern Vietnamese restaurant from Slanted Door alum coming to Park Slope. [PSS]

A Scientology-backed group is running anti-drug programs in public schools, alarming parents. [SB]

Cafe At Your Mother-in-Law, which serves homestyle foods of Uzbekistan and Korea, is mulling expansion. [BB]

Subway riders’ commute was delayed for a ‘very New York’ reason: a man running around the tracks. [DPC]

The new cocktails and seafood at Church Café Wine Bar? We’ve confirmed they’re yum. [KBK]

Fort Greene representative Joseph Lentol drops out of the race for NY Assembly Speaker. [FGF]

NYPD Chief Bratton to get rid of Operation Impact. [NY Mag]

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