Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed

Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed
Photo by Joseph Akbrud
Photo by Joseph Akbrud

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.

Indelible and Stunning Focus: A must-experience Camera Obscura Exhibit at Gowanus Loft. [Park Slope Stoop]

New shuttle service will make it easier to visit the Brooklyn Navy Yard. [Fort Greene Focus]

Thousands protest conviction of rookie cop from Bensonhurst in Cadman Plaza. [Bensonhurst Bean]

Twelve breathtaking photos of Sunset Park’s Lunar New Year parade. [Sunset Park Voice]

Flatbush is home to a new and badly needed multipurpose art and cultural space, located at the neighborhood’s Caribbean market. [Ditmas Park Corner]

As luxurious new Nets train facility is unveiled at Industry City, developers vow community inclusion. [SPV]

Mayor’s office responds to flooding danger of Brooklyn-Queens Streetcar route. [PSS]

NYC Parks Commissioner’s photo essay on his Fort Greene Park favorites. [FGF]

“Mob Wives” matriarch “Big Ang” Raiola remembered by family and friends for her big heart. [BB]

Rates of overcrowded housing in Borough Park, Kensington and Ditmas Park are as much as twice that of New York City overall. [DPC]