Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed

Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed
Photo by Diandra Sarno
Photo by Diandra Sarno

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.

An ode to hummus [Fort Greene Focus]

With $500K possible in bills, victims of Gowanus hit and run set up GoFundMe page. [Park Slope Stoop]

Woman sought for trying to snatch toddler in Bensonhurst. [Bensonhurst Bean]

Chatting with Councilman Carlos Menchaca about gentrification, immigration, ethnic media, and more. [Sunset Park Voice]

The 70th Precinct shows drop in homicides and shootings in 2015 [Ditmas Park Corner]

‘Deplorable Conditions’: 5 senior citizens remain at Prospect Park residence despite eviction notice. [PSS]

Thieving Fashionista ordered more than $9K From Barneys On Victim’s Credit Card [FGF]

DOE eyeing historic orphanage for District 20, as sale looms. [BB]

Tenants say waterfront Sunset Park warehouse was “dilapidated” before collapse. [SPV]

Assemblymember Jim Brennan will not seek reelection [DPC]

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