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Mill–Marine Courier

Covering: Bergen Beach, Canarsie, Marine Park, Mill Basin, Starrett City, Flatbush, Flatlands, Georgetown, Kings Highway, Midwood

Music: The klezmer whiz is back with “Old Brooklyn,” a subtle homage his hometown. Comment
Panera Bread, an artisanal bakery and sandwich chain, will open its first shop in Brooklyn on Oct. 31 — inside the Kings Plaza Mall on Flatbush Avenue and Avenue U. Comment

Money lifted in lift

Brooklyn Paper: A delivery man is robbed in a Homecrest building, plus a host of other crimes in Midwood and along Avenue U and Kings Highway. Comment
Politics: Television executive turned Rep. Bob Turner’s campaign promise to bring “fiscal sanity” to Washington hit a bit of a snag last week when he was assigned to three committees that have nothing to do with the nation’s budget: the House Committee on Veteran’s Affairs, the Committee of Foreign Affairs and Homeland Security. Comment

Residents: Verizon poles an unwanted eyesore

Brooklyn Paper: East 16th Street residents say Verizon is giving them the shaft — literally — by planting unwanted utility poles on the block’s wireless street instead of placing their wires in backyards where they belong. Comment

Campers are flocking to Floyd Bennett Field

At $20 a night, the old airfield has become the borough’s cheapest hotel! Comment

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