This week in Ditmas Park, Assemblymember Jim Brennan announced that he will not seek re-election after 32 years of service; Brian-Christopher Antonio Cunningham will challenge long-time Council Member Mathieu Eugene in the 2017 race to represent the 40th district; and we got to explore local musician Bennett Paster’s “museum of keyboards” studio in Kensington.
Here’s a recap of what’s been happening this week:
- We compiled the ultimate resource guide: Everything you need to know about renting an apartment in Brooklyn.
- The man who allegedly shot and killed an Edward R. Murrow High School student surrendered to the police.
- A new plaza is opening on Avenue C and McDonald, with a month of free arts and cultural events planned.
- First Lady Michelle Obama honors the Brooklyn Public Library at a White House ceremony.
- Propellerhead, a new bar and restaurant on Coney Island Avenue, opens with an irresistible menu.