The South BK Beat: Coney Island May Get First Homeless Shelter, New School Approved For Bay Ridge

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Photo by Amanda Santillo

Photo by Amanda Santillo

The South BK Beat is our new round-up of news you may have missed in South Brooklyn this week:

Coney may get its first homeless shelter [Brooklyn Reporter]

Letitia James emerges as frontrunner to be named Brooklyn DA [Kings County Politics]

Bay Ridge advocates balk at proposed heroin-injection facilities [Brooklyn Paper]

Dyker Heights among the 50 most expensive neighborhoods citywide [Brooklyn Reporter]

Community Board 10 approves new school for Bay Ridge Prep [Brooklyn Eagle]

Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson mourned by many at East New York funeral [NYDN]

Downtown Rotary club to mark fifth birthday at Dyker Heights shindig [Brooklyn Paper]

Bike Racks on buses are nice, but the Verrazano really needs a bike path [Streetsblog]

Guy Fieri visits Bay Ridge bookstore to sign books [Brooklyn Eagle]

Workers caught demolishing 83rd Street home with no permit [Brooklyn Reporter]

Neighborhood Giveaways founder wins Dyker award [Brooklyn Eagle]

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Hannah Frishberg is a 4th generation Brooklynite and editor of the Bensonhurst Bean. You can reach her at editor@bensonhurstbean.com, via Twitter @BensonhurstBean or via the Bensonhurst Bean's Facebook.