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In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Here are some of the big stories you may have missed this week. You can keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all week long. Just follow us on Twitter and Facebook, and sign up for our daily newsletter. If you have any news tips, story ideas, questions or anything else, email…

Food & Drink The burger at the Hard Times Sundaes food truck. (Photo: Hard times sundaes / Facebook)

Southern Brooklynites, if you love a gut-busting, drool-inducing burger, it’s time to make a pilgrimage to Mill Basin. The neighborhood’s highly-praised Hard Times Sundaes food truck will be wheeling out to a new location in Prospect-Lefferts Garden next month, reports Brooklyn Magazine. That’s right, beginning in October the burger maker, which was nominated for the grand prize…

Health west nile virus

It’s peak mosquito season, and this summer, many of the little buggers are carrying the potentially deadly West Nile virus, health officials warned this week. Neighbors are advised to stay indoors tomorrow night as pesticide trucks spray down southern Brooklyn neighborhoods where the disease-carrying mosquitoes are concentrated. A Brooklyn man was hospitalized Sunday in the…

News Source: mikey k/flickr

Four Mill Basin youths have been indicted for their connection to an attack on two NYPD officers outside of a Bensonhurst home last month, which left an off-duty detective badly beaten. Joseph Nacmias, Jason Chalhon, Vito Morgera, and Michael Peterson, all 17-year-olds, have been variously charged in a six-count indictment with second-degree assault, third-degree assault, resisting arrest, and…

Police & Fire Source: Rafael Lopez Jr. /

A four-alarm fire swept through three homes in Mill Basin yesterday afternoon, injuring six firefighters. The fire began at 2220 National Drive at approximately 2:19pm, spreading to the house next door and scorching a third home before firefighters brought it under control at approximately 5pm, according to reports. The area was overrun by first responders,…

Events resilience

Neighbors in Mill Basin, Mill Island, Marine Park, Bergen Beach, and Georgetown can attend a public meeting on Wednesday, January 14, to learn about projects proposed for funding, and the contents of the final NY Rising Community Reconstruction (NYRCR) Plan for Southeast Brooklyn Waterfront, designed to help meet the Community’s recovery needs. The NYRCR program leverages local knowledge…

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