Brooklyn News Roundup

Brooklyn News Roundup
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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 that are worth a read this weekend:

20+ Restaurants, 50+ Dishes, Just $45? Check out Brooklyn’s largest tasting event, The BITE: Sheepshead. [Sheepshead Bites]

A teenage gunman was arrested in a shooting by the Parade Ground. [Ditmas Park Corner]

Wegmans is coming to the Brooklyn Navy Yard in 2017! [Fort Greene Focus]

It’s official! Weekend Walks are coming to Bensonhurst’s 18th Avenue in July. [Bensonhurst Bean]

Councilman Lander urges city to increase funding for libraries. [KensingtonBK]

A body found in the Ambrose Channel near Sandy Hook has been identified as the Bensonhurst man who went missing last month. [BB]

Violent home invasion leaves one hospitalized. [KBK]

Unprecedented cooperation between the NYPD and Russian authorities will now see a man tried in Russia for brutally stabbing to death his wife and step-daughter in 2011. [SB]

A new steakhouse is opening in Park Slope. [Park Slope Stoop]

Asian fusion restaurant Bashi Channel celebrates its grand opening. [DPC]

“The [subway] tracks have become appalling garbage dumps.” [amNewYork]

Two LI men allegedly stole, sold, and rented four Fort Greene homes, plus others in Brooklyn and Queens. [FGF]

Cops are looking for a man who burglarized a home, hiding his face from security cameras with a yarmulke. [SB]

Brooklyn rents reached an all-time high in April. [Daily News]