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  1. Cyber Monday Deal: 20% Off The Southern Brooklyn Beer Book, Normally 28 Brews For $28Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    The South Brooklyn & The Rockaways Beer Book offers 28 beers of your choice for $28 at 28 of the best bars in Bay Ridge, Coney Island, Gerritsen Beach, Gravesend, Marine Park, Sheepshead Bay, Sunset Park and the Rockaways. This smartly-designed, limited edition, pocket-sized bar passport is a great gift for friends, lovers, dog walkers, babysitters, teachers, coaches, bosses and local news bloggers , among others.

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  2. Politicians Celebrate PS 254, PS 11 Blue Ribbon Award WinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Sheepshead Bay's PS 254 and Clinton Hill's PS 11 schools' 2014 National Blue Ribbon School Award wins were honored on November 20 with a ceremony at Brooklyn Borough Hall. School principals Alonta Wrighton and Linda Alhonote , as well as Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams , Assemblyman Walter Mosley , and Council members Laurie Cumbo , Chaim Deutsch , and Education Committee Chair Daniel Dromm were all in attendance at the event to celebrate two outstanding Brooklyn learning institutions.

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  3. Replacement Of Coney Island Boardwalk With Concrete Begins, Outraged Pols Seek To Cut Off FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    The Parks Department says it can avoid routine maintenance by wooden planks that warp over time, seen above, with concrete and plastic. A site trailer and construction fence were installed at Brighton 15th Street this month - a first step in a controversial plan to replace the Riegelmann Boardwalk's iconic wooden planks between Brighton 15th Street and Coney Island Avenue with cement and plastic.

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  4. The Commute: The Time For Reactivation Of The Rockaway Beach Line Is NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    In an image from the 1950s, the Rockaway Beach Rail Line used to run from Rockaway to Rego Park. Source: The Forum Newsgroup THE COMMUTE : Now that Queens College has released its year-long study of the feasibility to rebuild and reactivate the long dormant Rockaway Beach Line between Rego Park and Howard Beach, momentum to reuse the line for transit purposes is gaining traction.

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  5. Sheepshead Bay Open Houses This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Looking for a new place to call home? Sheepshead Bites has got you covered. If you're house hunting, our open house roundup is a new feature to help you plan your weekend.

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  6. Two-Week Long Service Suspension On B, Q And F Lines As MTA Replaces Major Switch At West 8th StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Southern Brooklynites are set to have their commutes bungled for the next two weeks, as the B, Q and F lines all see major service suspensions in the area while the MTA replaces a critical track switch at West 8th Street. For two consecutive weeks, beginning at 11:00pm tonight and lasting until 5:00am Monday, December 1, the following changes will be in effect.

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  7. Beer & Beverage Discount Center Now Open On Nostrand AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    The Beer & Beverage Discount Center at 3769 Nostrand Avenue has been open since September, but the business finally received its beer license on Friday. As of this Monday, shelves are now filled with foreign and domestic suds, including a number of hard-to-find craft brews and imports.

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  8. 25 Things You May Not Have Known About The Verrazano-Narrows BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Opened on November 21, 1964, the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge celebrates its 50th anniversary this week, so we're honoring the occasion by looking at some of the statistics, quirks, and interesting bits of info that make up the massive crossing's history. From parachuting off its tower, to a cameo in Saturday Night Fever, to nearly 22 dozen light bulbs, here are 25 things you may not have know about the bridge.

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  9. Tomorrow: Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Talks Politics And Turkey, As Food Drive ConcludesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    The next meeting of the Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association will be held tomorrow evening, November 20, 7:30pm, at the Carmine Carro Community Center in Marine Park, Fillmore Avenue and Marine Parkway. The meeting will feature a discussion and analysis on what the implications of the most recent election for Brooklyn mean, particularly in the southern end.

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  10. Car Crashes In Marine Park Following Police Chase, Leaving Two Cops And Two Civilians InjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Two women have been hospitalized and two police officers were injured after a routine traffic stop turned into a police chase yesterday, ending when the suspect's van collided with another car on Avenue U and Stuart Street. Officers stopped what appeared to be a white dollar van on Flatlands Avenue and East 42nd Street at approximately 3pm.

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  11. Amending Archaic Law Won't Turn City Into The Big ReeferRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Start spreading the news - the times they are a-changing and New Yorkers will soon be a little less anxious about getting high with a little help from their friends. After more than 40 years, the winds of change have a distinct hint of marijuana blowing across the nation with legalization and decriminalization slowly taking effect.

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  12. Local Lottery Winner And Tabloid Celeb Richie Randazzo Loses Battle With CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Richie Randazzo, who had been battling the disease for a year, died on November 14 at age 50. His funeral mass was held at St. Simon & St. Jude Roman Catholic Church in Brooklyn at 11:45am today, according to Cusimano & Russo Funeral Home . Randazzo spent most of his life opening doors at a posh Park Avenue building until he was catapulted to tabloid fame in 2008 for winning a $10 Set For Life scratch ticket - guaranteeing him $5000 a week for life.

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  13. The Commute: How To Meaningfully Improve Traffic Safety - Part 2 Of 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    THE COMMUTE : In Part 1 , we asked if the real purpose for the new 25 MPH speed limit is increased safety or increased revenue. If the city is as concerned with increased safety as much as it claims, let us look at some traffic safety hazards the city has not been paying adequate attention to.

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  14. Sheepshead Bay Apartment Rental RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Looking for a new place to call home? Sheepshead Bites has got you covered. Our rental roundup showcases some of the deals on the market now.

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  15. Say Goodbye To Luna Park's Boardwalk FlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    If you have not yet experienced flying across the Coney Island boardwalk harnessed to a bungee cord via Luna Park 's Boardwalk Flight SkyCoaster, you have missed your chance. Boardwalk Flight, which was launched in the summer of 2012 as part of the somewhat controversial expansion of Luna Park's Scream Zone, allowed thrill seekers to swing - in a wing suit - between two 110-foot tall towers at speeds of up to 60 miles per hour.

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  16. Coney Island Hospital Gets A Bit Greener, More Resilient After Completing Energy Efficiency ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Earlier this week we brought you the news that Coney Island Hospital will construct a new elevated tower structure for all critical services , keeping them out of reach of flood waters in a future storm. Now, the hospital - the only major medical facility in Southern Brooklyn - has announced the completion of a $21 million project to make existing buildings more resilient and energy efficient.

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  17. Gravesend Native Schools Taylor Swift On The *Real* New York In Hilarious VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Oh, Taylor. First you released that terrible, terrible single about our beloved city.

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  18. Tonight: NY Rising Meeting For Marine Park, Mill BasinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Neighbors in Mill Basin, Mill Island, Marine Park, Bergen Beach, and Georgetown are invited to a public meeting tonight, Wednesday, November 12, to hear the latest from the state-sponsored NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program and provide input on projects proposed for funding, designed to meet the community's recovery needs. This program aims to leverage local knowledge and build upon existing efforts and plans to help storm-impacted communities become more resilient through innovative community-driven plans.

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  19. Help Your Favorite Local Library Win $20,000Read the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Love your library? Whether your go-to branch is Sheepshead Bay, Kings Highway or Kings Bay, you can help it win $20,000 in the second annual NYC Neighborhood Library Awards . To nominate a location, neighbors are asked to fill out a short survey about the branch's services and strengths.

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  20. New Resilient Tower Planned To Protect Coney Island Hospital's Critical ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Coney Island Hospital is slated to construct a new, resilient building to house critical services, ensuring that Southern Brooklyn's only major medical center will continue without significant service interruptions in the case of another weather event like Superstorm Sandy The new building, as well as a planned 1,720-foot flood wall, is being funded using part of a $923 million grant from FEMA, representing the lion's share from a slated $1.6 billion payout Health and Hospital Corporation announced last week. "Few services are as critical as our hospitals during extreme weather.

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