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.
Tower Watch Update: Brooklyn’s tallest office tower may come to 590 Atlantic Avenue. [Park Slope Stoop]A neighborhood resident takes us to the best places for South Asian food among all the restaurants on Coney Island Avenue. [Ditmas Park Corner]A breakdown at a wastewater treatment plant caused an intolerable odor to blanket parts of Sheepshead Bay and Gerritsen Beach. [Sheepshead Bites]Sanitation worker arrested for chucking trash at Jesus statue. [Bensonhurst Bean]A 30-year-old woman died in a basement fire. [SB]We took a long look at how one community board is being torn apart by gentrification and development pressures in Brooklyn. [DPC]So Many Dreamy Bronies, So Little Time: Ponycon 2016 at the Grand Prospect Hall [VIDEO]. [PSS]Bensonhurst was not spoken for at Mayor Bill de Blasio’s town hall in Bay Ridge. [BB]