Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed

Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed
A reminder of the flooding caused by Hurricane Irene (Photo by Mickey Whitley)

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.

Bensonhurst community board condemns racist backlash over Asian supermarket. [Bensonhurst Bean]

Apply for the affordable housing lottery at 250 Ashland Place. [Fort Greene Focus]

Celluloid Caskets: Amy Schumer, Liam Neeson, Anthony Bourdain film at 4th Avenue funeral home. [Park Slope Stoop]

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was spotted touring his childhood home in Midwood on Wednesday. [Sheepshead Bites]

Conviction for “Son of Sal” killer who lurked and danced in Bensonhurst. [BB]

Ex-Cuomo lawyer to be remembered with a street co-naming. [FGF]

‘It’s A Bodega!’ and more outcries as developer presents plans for 5th Avenue Key Food site. [PSS]

Coastal neighborhoods in Brooklyn experienced some of the worst flooding since Superstorm Sandy during an unusually strong high tide. [SB]