Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed

Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed
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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.

Sanitation worker arrested for chucking trash at Jesus statue. [Bensonhurst Bean]

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]

Should MTA bus drivers be exempt from Right of Way laws? One Brooklyn pol doesn’t think so. [Fort Greene Focus]

Crepe-tastic sweet and savory crepes and bubble tea in Clinton Hill. [FGF]

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]

Brooklyn’s tallest tower threatens part of landmarked Dime Savings Bank. [FGF]

Bensonhurst was not spoken for at Mayor Bill de Blasio’s town hall in Bay Ridge. [BB]