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  1. This Week's B, Q & F Subway ChangesRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | Sheepshead Bites

    Happy Monday! Once again, the Manhattan-bound B will be running local and the Coney Island-bound Q will be running express in our neck of the woods from Wednesday through Friday. The F train will also have a bit of wonkiness.

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  2. Akselrod Campaign Ad Takes Credit For Beach Accessibility Initiative Funded By Opponent, CymbrowitzRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Sheepshead Bites

    A Russian-language radio ad promoting the Republican campaign of Ben Akselrod claims credit for a project currently funded by his opponent, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, Sheepshead Bites has learned. The commercial was heard airing on Davidzon Radio last week.

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  3. The Commute: Just Another Day Riding The BusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Sheepshead Bites

    THE COMMUTE : Last week, a one-and-a-quarter-mile afternoon trip took my friend one hour and 20 minutes using two buses. He waited 28 minutes for the B68 and another 30 minutes for the B82 in Coney Island.

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  4. A Plea For Unity, Patience And Action At Sandy MemorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | Sheepshead Bites

    Neighbors, community leaders and faith leaders gathered on the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy to honor the lives lost in the storm, and from the service came pleas for unity, patience and action from several speakers. The annual "Light up the shore" event sees communities along the northeast coast light candles along the shoreline, a regional vigil for those affected by the storm.

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  5. Street Closures & Security Considerations For The 2014 TCS New York City MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Sheepshead Bites

    This Sunday, November 2 is the 2014 TCS New York City Marathon -and whether you're planning to go out and cheer or steer clear of race-related traffic concerns altogether, there's an extensive list of street closures you might want to get to know. Via the NYPD: Beginning at midnight on Sunday, November 2, the upper level of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic.

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  6. Taking Stock On The Second Anniversary Of SandyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Sheepshead Bites

    When the sun sets tonight and the clock turns to 8:15pm, thousands of people along the northeast coast will simultaneously light candles and begin a moment of silence , remembering the destruction that swept through coastal communities courtesy of Superstorm Sandy. That moment will mark exactly two years since the high-tide breached the walls of Sheepshead Bay and began dousing our streets, our business, our homes, and claimed 125 American lives.

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  7. Post-Sandy Renovations On The Way For Public Housing, But Residents Still WaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Sheepshead Bites

    Mayor Bill de Blasio called the day "transcendent." Senator Charles Schumer predicted "a glorious future" for the neighborhood.

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  8. Kensington's Acclaimed Atlas Meat Market Is Moving To GravesendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Sheepshead Bites

    Gravesend is about to get a new butcher in Atlas Meat Market, an acclaimed Kensington business that is moving to Avenue X in early November. The news comes via our sister site, Ditmas Park Corner, which writes that shop is leaving its 4311 18th Avenue location and taking over 387 Avenue X, which was most recently the call base for Prestige Car Service.

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  9. Tomorrow: Community To "Light Up The Shore" In Remembrance Of Superstorm SandyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Sheepshead Bites

    Elected officials, recovery organizations, community leaders, and residents of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, will gather on Wednesday, October 29 at 7:30pm to remember the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, which devastated South Brooklyn, including this waterfront community. The remembrance, part of a city-wide initiative "Light the Shore" spearheaded by the long-term recovery groups, will be held overlooking the water on the deck of the Baron de Kalb Knights of Columbus, located at 3000 Emmons Avenue in Sheepshead Bay.

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  10. Cops Find Dead Man Beneath Coney Island BoardwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Sheepshead Bites

    The man, who has not been identified, is described as a Hispanic man in his 40s. He was found at approximately 6:15pm near West 25th Street.

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  11. You May Be Able To See A Rocket Launch Over New York City TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Sheepshead Bites

    With gorgeous weather slated for the rest of the evening, New Yorkers may be gifted a rare treat thanks to NASA: a first-of-its-kind rocket launch from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia should be visible just after sunset. The egg-heads down south will be shooting the fiery phallus into space at 6:45pm.

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  12. The Commute: More Government HypocrisyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Sheepshead Bites

    THE COMMUTE : The big news headlines this week were that subway ridership reached a new record level on September 23rd, with more than 6.1 million paying swipes, and the budget shortfall in the MTA's new capital plan . The headline only refers to subway riders; bus ridership reached its peak ten years ago.

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  13. Weekend Subway Service Advisories: 10/24 - 10/27/2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Sheepshead Bites

    From 10:30pm Friday to 5am Monday, there are no Q trains between Stillwell Av and Prospect Park - D, F, N, and free shuttle buses provide alternate service. Q service operates between Ditmars Blvd/57 St-7 Av and Prospect Park.

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  14. Exploring Midwood One Bite At A TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    One of the best ways to get to know a neighborhood is through its food. The Midwood Development Corporation understands this all too well, so now, twice a year, they host a tour of local cafes, restaurants, bakeries, and specialty stores, giving people new to the area - and those who may not have explored their own backyard - a chance to take a bite out of the best it has to offer.

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  15. Share You Safety Concerns With Brooklyn D.A. During Coney Island Town Hall Summit TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson will be in Coney Island tomorrow night to hear residents concerns about safety and the justice system. The summit is open to any and all Brooklyn residents, and will be a town-hall style, allowing attendees to ask questions of the borough's top prosecutor and share their concerns.

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  16. Mayor: Build It Back Construction To Begin On 1,000 Homes By End Of YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    After successfully fulfilling his pledge to b egin construction on 500 homes hit by Superstorm Sandy through Build it Back by the summer's end, Mayor Bill de Blasio set a new target on Monday to double that number by the end of the year. De Blasio announced the new goal of 1,000 homes by December 31 at a press conference in Broad Channel Monday, where he touted the program's progress since its overhaul under his administration .

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  17. New Midwood Community Center Will Offer Free Space To Nonprofits & Art Groups For EventsRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    New Yorkers are famous for not knowing - much less understanding - their neighbors. But local advocate Mark Meyer Appel wants to change that.

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  18. Help Us Build Great Brooklyn MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    We're hiring our first full-time Account Executive to help serve existing advertisers and find new ones. Please check out the job description below, and if you think you're the right fit for our team, send an introduction email and a resume to Liena Zagare at liena@cornernewsmedia.com .

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  19. Cyanide Suicide: Two Dead At 3030 Emmons Believed To Be Locked In Suicide PactRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Cops responded to 3030 Emmons Avenue at approximately 12:44pm for a "wellness check" - a response to concerns from loved ones. When they arrived, they found a 43-year-old man who lived in the apartment dead on the sofa.

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  20. Homeless Man Arrested For Defacing Coney Island's September 11 Memorial WallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Police have arrested Elliot Baez, a homeless man they say is responsible for vandalizing the September 11 Wall of Remembrance in Coney Island on Friday. A surveillance camera caught a person authorities believe is Baez, 58, smearing white paint over the memorial and encircling the image of Police Officer Moira Smith at approximately 2:38am Friday.

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