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  1. Rookie Corrections Officer "Executed" In Her Car In GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    In a drive-by style shooting, a New York City Corrections officer was shot to death while sitting in her car on Avenue L and East 73 Street on Sunday night, according to police. Alastasia Bryan, 25, was off duty when she was killed less than two blocks from the Georgetown Shopping Center at about 9:15pm, police said, approximately 4 miles from her home in East New York.

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  2. No More 'No Turns!' Brooklynites Rally Against Ocean Parkway ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    It was a brisk morning on Sunday when a crowd of outraged Brooklynites rallied on the corner of Avenue J against the new prohibition of right turns at certain key intersections on Ocean Parkway. The "Save Ocean Parkway" protest was organized by State Assemblymember Dov Hikind and attended by other pols like City Councilmembers Chaim Deutsch and Mark Treyger, Public Advocate Letitia James, Comptroller Scott Stringer, and Community Board 12 Chairman Yidel Perlstein who are all against the changes.

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  3. Georgetown Fairway Opening Pushed BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The Fairway that is coming to Ralph Avenue in Georgetown was set to open by the end of this year, which is shockingly upon us. According to a press release sent out by Fairway's public relations company, the high-end grocery store will open early in January.

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  4. Permits Filed For New Mixed-Use Building In Manhattan BeachRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Applications have been filed for a six-story mixed-use apartment building at 179 West End Ave in Manhattan Beach, according to New York YIMBY. The ground floor of the new building will have 1,187 square feet of medical space on the ground floor as well as 1,185 square feet of office space.

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  5. Coney Island IHOP Opening Pushed Back, "Hopefully To January"Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The long-delayed opening of the Coney Island IHOP has been further delayed. The store is now tentatively set to open in January, according to broker Joe Vitacco, Jr. "It's 100 percent finished, they're just waiting for the certificate of occupancy," Joe told us on the phone, further elaborating that the owner is, "hiring right now.

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  6. Coney Island's 60th Precinct Takes On Mannequin Challenge, Goes ViralRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Southern Brooklyn's Mannequin Challenge game is on point. The 60th Precinct - representing Coney Island and Brighton Beach - officially joined the ranks of Challenge royalty this weekend after posting their take on the viral phenomenon to Twitter.

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  7. 60th Precinct Blotter: This Week In CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    This is a blotter of this past week's crime in the 60th Precinct, which includes Coney Island, Brighton Beach, Gravesend, and Bensonhurst. We've divided the crimes up by type: robbery, assault, burglary, and larceny.

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  8. Gravesend Remembers Vincent Brace, A Life Cut Short By Saturday's Avenue X Motorcycle CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The tragic death of a Gavesend father, husband, and valued neighbor in a fatal car crash on Ocean Parkway this Saturday has left the community reeling. The deceased, Vincent "Vinny" Brace, was just 35 years old when he died this week.

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  9. Man Who Targeted Elderly Midwood Women In String Of Robberies IndictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The man responsible for the series of attacks and robberies on elderly Russian women in Midwood was named and indicted with 20 counts, including hate crimes, according to acting District Attorney Eric Gonzalez. "This defendant allegedly targeted older women to rob because he believed they were easy marks.

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  10. From New York's Bravest, Finest To The Chess BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    "The thing about a pawn is that they're brave. They may be small, but they never run away.

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  11. Apple Bank Signs Lease At Neptune/Sixth, Will Move Into Building From TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Apple Bank is coming to the epic, in-the-works Coney Island three-phase, mixed-use project Neptune/Sixth, located across from Trump Village at 532 Neptune Avenue . Project developer Cammeby's made the announcement yesterday, after Apple Bank signed a lease, joining CVS at the 161,000-square-foot retail and commercial building.

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  12. New Hebrew Language School Coming To Southern Brooklyn In 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Hebrew Language Academy 2 will open its doors to early elementary students in the fall of 2017. This is the latest charter school for Hebrew Public Charter Schools, which already has two schools in New York, one in Harlem and another in Mill Basin, which is called Hebrew Language Academy Charter School.

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  13. [POLL]: MTA Announces Fare Hike For Subways & Buses: Straphangers, What Do You Think?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    No matter which way you slice it, subway fares will increase next year. But there is a little flexibility on the question of how much pay-per-ride MetroCards will cost.

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  14. Thanksgiving Tips: Where To Shop, Donate, And Get Help This Holiday SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Thanksgiving is a week away, so do not sleep on getting a turkey for next week's festivities. Here is a roundup of where to get turkeys in the area.

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  15. Army Corps Heed Cymbrowitz's Call, Extends Public Comment PeriodRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Assemblymember Steven Cymbrowitz's letter to the Army Corps of Engineers proved to be fruitful. The deadline to comment on the Army Corps storm resiliency plan for our shores has been extended to December 2, according to Cymbrowitz's office.

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  16. Can Declining Voter Turnout In Brooklyn Be Reversed?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    As discussion of the historic 2016 presidential election continues, one statistic especially worries democracy advocates - declining voter turnout across Brooklyn and the state. Voter turnout in Brooklyn has dropped steadily since 2008, with 53.9 percent of the borough's active voters casting a ballot in 2016, reports the NY Public Interest Research Group .

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  17. How Did Zagat Do In Southern Brooklyn?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The 2017 Zagat's review guide, photo via Amazon. Top right, Sheepshead Bay's Roll-N-Roaster, bottom right Bay Ridge's Tanorren, photos via Zagat Renowned foodie guide Zagat has released their 2017 edition, and it lists 26 noteworthy restaurants in southern Brooklyn.

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  18. Deal Reached On Controversial Tax Credit For Affordable Housing ConstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The Real Estate Board of New York and city construction unions have reached an agreement on the 421-a tax credit program, which provides housing developers with a credit toward their New York City property taxes. The program expired last year, and must still be renewed by the New York State legislature.

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  19. Katia Nunes Has An Eye For Beauty In Her Adopted HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    You've seen her breathtaking photographs in our daily Morning Mug, you may have sat next to her on the train, or stood behind her in line at a cafe. Katia Nunes hasn't been here long, but she captures the local beauty that can be overlooked by people who've lived here their whole lives.

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  20. Tony Danza Talks His New Play, Growing Up In Brooklyn, And Fresh MozzarellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Tony Danza is known for starring on the 1978 - 1983 hit TV show Taxi as well as Who's the Boss? In his life, he's been a professional boxer, tap dancer, and teacher. He remembers growing up in Brooklyn's East New York neighborhood in the days when "it was a real mix there, where I lived."

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