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 breakdown at a wastewater treatment plant caused an intolerable odor to blanket parts of Sheepshead Bay and Gerritsen Beach. [Sheepshead Bites]Should MTA bus drivers be exempt from Right of Way laws? One Brooklyn pol doesn’t think so. [Fort Greene Focus]Sanitation worker arrested for chucking trash at Jesus statue. [Bensonhurst Bean]Crepe-tastic sweet and savory crepes and bubble tea in Clinton Hill. [FGF]A 30-year-old woman died in a basement fire. [SB]Brooklyn’s tallest tower threatens part of landmarked Dime Savings Bank. [FGF]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]