Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed

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The photo was taken along the Shore Parkway bike path in Bensonhurt/Bath Beach. Photo by Warren Tang

Along the Shore Parkway bike path in Bensonhurst/Bath Beach. (Photo by Warren Tang)

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 more interesting recent stories from our sister sites.

Exploring the history of the Underground Railroad in four local sites. [Fort Greene Focus]

Historic Lundy’s could be on its way to getting a much needed facelift. [Sheepshead Bites]

Parents frustrated by bureaucracy at District 22 meeting this week. [Ditmas Park Corner]

Icon Patti Smith declares herself fit to be president, sings Velvet Underground at Congregation Beth Elohim (Photos & Video). [Park Slope Stoop]

Sunset Park is young & economically vibrant, NYS Comptroller finds, but poverty persists. [Sunset Park Voice]

Ditmas Park husband arrested for fatally stabbing wife in East 17th street apartment. [DPC]

Woman found dead in home she’d been staying at for two weeks. [SB]

Once 19th century homes, 1.2M condos for rent in ‘Boutique’ Greenwood Heights building. [PSS]

City to create food manufacturing hub at Brooklyn Army Terminal. [SPV]

3,000+ Solar Panels Installed at Brooklyn Navy Yard — One of largest arrays in city. [FGF]