The News From Brooklyn This Week

The News From Brooklyn This Week
Photo: Ditmas Park Corner

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.

Meet Megan Davidson: a doula whose concern expands to the whole community. [Fort Greene Focus]

A volunteer group that cleaned up Sheepshead Bay is linked to an alleged cult based in South Korea. [Sheepshead Bites]

4-year-old boy succumbs to injuries after falling down elevator shaft at Union Street garage. [Park Slope Stoop]

Mother and son duo who bilked Medicare out of millions featured on American Greed. [Bensonhurst Bean]

Sunset Parkers sour over hipster wine festivals at Industry City. [Sunset Park Voice]

It’s Joseph Alexiou’s Gowanus Canal, we just swim in it. [PSS]

A towing company has been accused of preying on vehicles at a 7-Eleven parking lot. [SB]

$5 million awarded to Fort Greene Park For Improvements. [FGF]

Mob-tied ex-cop from B’hurst arrested for running high-end escort service. [BB]

Sunset Park’s meatpacking district is alive and well. [SPV]


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