🌱 Shooting In Brownsville + Sunset Park Fire + Maimonides NICU Reunion

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Mostly sunny and warm with a high of 80 and a low of 64.


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Here are the top stories in Brooklyn today:

  1. A 28-year-old man was injured in a shooting at a Brownsville basketball court. The victim was shot in the stomach East New York Avenue just before 11 p.m. on Sunday night. The victim was taken to Brookdale Hospital, while the shooter remains at large. (PIX11 New York News)
  2. Eleven people, including two firefighters, were injured after a fire broke out in a Sunset Park bike shop. The blaze erupted just before 4 p.m. on Sunday, and was under control approximately an hour later. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. (ABC 7 NY)
  3. Maimonides Medical Center hosted its annual NICU reunion on June 13allowing patients to reconnect with the medical professionals who treated them. The hospital in Borough Park, which is known for maternity care, hosted over 300 former patients. Many of the patients at Maimonides are among the “highest-risk newborns in the city,” according to Dr. Alok Bhutada, who commended the staff’s “advanced training, compassion, and empathy.” (Brooklyn Paper)
  4. A hit-and-run accident led to the death of a 43-year-old woman on Saturday. Bernadine Lewis was riding an electric scooter down Throop Avenue in Bed-Stuy when she was struck by a Hyundai sedan. The driver fled the scene and no arrests have yet been made. (Yahoo News)
  5. Excavation has begun at 311-341 Bergen Street In Boerum Hill. The residential development will encompass four plots, which could yield 133,500 square feet. A completion date for the project has not been announced. (New York YIMBY)

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Today in Brooklyn:

  • Live music at Baby’s All Right. (7 p.m.)
  • American Aquarium live at Brooklyn Made. (7 p.m.)
  • Queer Butoh 2022 at Vangeline Theater. (8 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • TapeScape has officially opened at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. (Facebook)
  • Ten secrets of Brooklyn’s Industry City. (Untapped New York)
  • The Grid Hackan outdoor, interactive theater experience, is now running through the summer. (Broadway World)
  • Take a look at some of these local job listings. (Brooklyn Patch)
  • Check out these pets available for adoption near you. (Brooklyn Patch)

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Patrick Murray

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