Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed


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.

Activist Shahana Hanif on Muslim womanhood, disability justice & growing up in Kensington. [Ditmas Park Corner]

Beer enthusiast Sir Patrick Stewart? Gowanus’ Other Half Brewery bubbling for interstellar collaboration. [Park Slope Stoop]

Preliminary FEMA flood maps & what they show about Fort Greene. [Fort Greene Focus]

FBI activity in Sheepshead Bay on Avenue Z. [Sheepshead Bites]

Preliminary FEMA flood maps & what they show about Sunset Park. [Sunset Park Voice]

Jimmy Fallon & Mario Batali praise Buffalo’s Famous sandwich, owner says. [DPC]

Open House New York Dives Into Fort Greene & Downtown Brooklyn [FGF]

Subway surfer who died at Fourth Avenue/Ninth Street station known as photographer with cult following. [PSS]

We’ve got the scoop on what’s going on at the old Met Foods building on Brighton Beach Avenue. [SB]

Sunset Park — And The Rest Of Brooklyn — Celebrate National Manufacturing Day [SPV]

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Hannah Frishberg is a 4th generation Brooklynite and editor of the Bensonhurst Bean. You can reach her at [email protected], via Twitter @BensonhurstBean or via the Bensonhurst Bean’s Facebook.