Headlines of the Week: Oct. 8 - 14

A roundup of the most popular Brooklyn Patch stories of the last seven days

Catch up on the week's compelling neighborhood stories over Sunday coffee.

Here, we've gathered the most popular articles of the last seven days that appeared on Brooklyn Patch sites. From police activity to politics, real estate and restaurants, find out what news had the borough buzzing. 


Bed-Stuy: City Loses Appeal Challenging Stop-and-Frisk Policy

A federal appellate court Wednesday denied the City's request to appeal a lawsuit challenging the racial discrimination of the New York City Police Department's controversial stop-and-frisk policy.

Carroll Gardens: It was only a matter of time before Apple's latest model appeared on 76th Precinct crime reports. A man was robbed at gunpoint for his iPhone 5 last week by three hoodlums. 

Ditmas Park: Film Shoot In Ditmas Park Wednesday

Ditmas Park was once again the backdrop for a new Hollywood project: This week, neighbors were given the tip to look for cameras on Westminster Road. 

Fort Greene-Clinton Hill: Fort Greene Property on the Market for $10M

Owners of the one-of-a-kind property are asking just under $1,000 a square foot because "it’s so beautiful and would be so expensive to build from the ground up.”

Park Slope: Police Looking for Man Who Flashed Two Women on F Train

A man is wanted for public lewdness after exposing himself twice in a matter of minutes to separate women on a northbound F train on Sept. 20.

Prospect Heights: Those surveyed within a few blocks of the arena said that they haven’t noticed much of a change since the arena has opened. But some readers disagreed with those opinions in the comments.

Windsor Terrace-Kensington: Savor Brooklyn to Open by End of October 

Savor Brooklyn, a new Windsor Place cafe more than a year in the making, is slated to open by the end of the month. Whet your appetite with an update on what to expect. 


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