Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed

Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed
Photo by Leon Lipkovich
Photo by Leon Lipkovich

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.

New art tributes for Biggie Smalls go up in Clinton Hill. [Fort Greene Focus]

Convictions overturned for three men framed for arson and murder in a 1980 fire. [Park Slope Stoop]

Once upon a time, Brooklyn College almost ended up in Bensonhurst. [Bensonhurst Bean]

The leader of a vicious brawl at a McDonald’s has been ordered to psychiatric care. [Ditmas Park Corner]

Feds round up Asian gang that cast “shadow Of violence” over Sunset Park. [SSN]

Police are looking for two suspects who punched a guy and took his money on an F train platform. [Kensington BK]

440 Gallery thinks big with 11th Annual Small Works show. [PSS]

Santa welcome and morning pledge returns after P.S. 169 “misunderstanding.” [South Slope News]

No tipping and higher prices come to Fort Greene. [FGF]

The Flatbush Shomrim were honored by the 70th Precinct Community Council. [DPC]

Grab a tasty egg and cheese pita from Batata. [KBK]

A four-step guide to choosing the right kindergarten for your child. [BB]

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