Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed

Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed
Source: Flickr/niceimages
Source: Flickr/niceimages

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.

Attack on a 44-year-old white man by a black man sparks a neighborhood-wide conversation about race and gentrification. [Ditmas Park Corner]

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]

Does Ditmas Park have a bedbug problem? [DPC]

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]