Brooklyn News Roundup

coffee at Venticinque
Photo via Venticinque

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.

Sidewalk dog kennels arrive in Fort Greene as part of local business startup. [Fort Greene Focus]

Park Slope optical store owner indicted for stealing $3.4 Million in loans. [South Slope News]

A tenant at Sheepshead Bay’s worst slum claims the building’s management company told her to move out if she didn’t like the conditions. [Sheepshead Bay]

The police are looking for a suspect who took a photo of himself with the stolen smartphone. [Ditmas Park Corner]

Neighbors in Kensington organize to support a new homeless shelter opening in the area. [KensingtonBK]

Hot Bagels on Church Avenue is the place to go for your morning schmear. [KBK]

Ever wonder what it’s like to sell Christmas Trees? The Houles come down from Vermont to sell their trees on Cortelyou Road every years. [DPC]

Paddy’s of Park Slope opens, ‘A Dream Fulfilled’ for the owners. [SSN]

Following a horrific car crash that claimed the life of a 64-year-old woman, City Councilman Chaim Deutsch urged the DOT to install a left-turn signal at the intersection. [SB]

Playwright David Henry Hwang slashed in the neck in seemingly random attack. [FGF]


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