Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed

Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed
Bibles tucked behind a pew at the United Methodist Church of Sheepshead Bay.
Bibles tucked behind a pew at the United Methodist Church of Sheepshead Bay. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)

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.

Catch of the day in Gowanus Canal: Man claims he hooked three-eyed fish. [Park Slope Stoop]

Driver jumps curb and flips car on Flatbush killing one pedestrian. [Ditmas Park Corner]

Farewell Waldbaum’s: Longtime employees and customers mourn the Bensonhurst supermarket’s demise. [Bensonhurst Bean]

Childhood memories of PS 10 and Park Slope circa 1900. [South Slope News]

Walgreens, Rite Aid merger puts Church Ave’s indie pharmacies in a good spot. [Kensington BK]

Brooklyn’s tallest tower, at 1K feet, is coming. [Fort Greene Focus]

Former New York Knicks Draft pick Michael Wright found dead in his Lexus SUV on East 16th Street. [DPC]

Unwanted knocks at the door: Look out for ‘Slammers’ promising lower utility bills. [SSN]

Parents of Park Slope’s PS 321 donate school supplies to Brownsville’s PS 446. [PSS]

Brooklyn Chamber’s Carlo Scissura says Bensonhurst has arrived. [BB]

Community Board 12 approves renovations for the ball courts at Dome Playground. [KBK]

Fort Greene man disputes police report of his car accident. [FGF]

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