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Headlines of the Week: Oct. 29-Nov. 4

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

 

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. 

 

Windsor Terrace-Kensington: The Harrowing Rescue of the Hurri-Kittens

A Flatbush man walked more than a mile in the face of Hurricane Sandy to save a litter of newborn kittens from the storm

 

Ditmas Park: Two Killed by Falling Tree in Ditmas Park 

Jessie Streich-Kest and Jacob Vogelman, both 24, were killed by a falling tree while they were walking a dog during Superstorm Sandy.  

 

Carroll Gardens: Sandy Devastates Red Hook: [PHOTOS]

Photos of a neighborhood hit hard by the storm. 

 

Bed-Stuy: Bedlam on Bedford Avenue [Video] 

As the gas shortage set in Friday, patrons wait for up to five hours to get gas at the Hess station on Bedford and Park avenues in Bed-Stuy—one of a handful of stations in Brooklyn with gas supply.

 

Fort Greene-Clinton Hill: Brooklyn Residents Rail Against Red Hook ‘Disaster Porn’

In the immediate aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, Red Hook residents and workers increasingly irritated with the crowds descending on the neighborhood to document the destruction.

 

Park Slope:  Gowanus Underwater: Tales from Hurricane Sandy in Lavender Lake

The Third Street and Carroll Street bridges were underwater, a mobile home caught fire and water invaded homes along Bond Street.

 

Prospect Heights: Sandy Largely Spares Prospect Heights; Batters Crown Heights [Photos]

As Hurricane Sandy crashed through Prospect and Crown Heights, trees were uprooted, cars damaged and at least one home hit. 

 

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