The News From Brooklyn This Week

The News From Brooklyn This Week
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Sailboats at Coney Island in the 1880’s. [Photo: Breading G. Way, American (1860-1940), Gelatin silver photograph, Brooklyn Museum Collection]

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.

Perpetually underrated Alibi named second best dive bar in New York City. [Fort Greene Focus]

This is what 200 pounds of pot looks like, courtesy of Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. [Bensonhurst Bean]

Businesses in Sheepshead Bay say DOT’s new traffic plan is killing them. [Sheepshead Bites]

Trump’s mysterious headstone traced to 4th Avenue memorial company and ‘hipster’. [Park Slope Stoop]

New renderings of Brooklyn Strand Show Dramatic Transformation of Commodore Barry Park [FGF]

Bath Beach deli owner who was arrested for waving gun at teens says they were shoplifting from his store. [BB]

A driver who blew through a stoplight, killing a bicyclist and crashing into three other cars, tested positive for cocaine, police say. [SB]

An open love letter to Brooklyn Hot Dogs of Gowanus. [PSS]

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