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  1. City Budget Includes Funds For Local Park Renovations, School Resources & MoreRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    New York City's $82.1 billion budget - agreed to earlier this month by the mayor and city council - contains a lot of goodies for Sheepshead Bay and surrounding neighborhoods. City Councilman Chaim Deutsch explained he secured funding in the budget for local parks, public schools, youth programs, sanitation projects and law enforcement.

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  2. Mermaids, Sea Creatures, & Classic Cars Dazzle At Coney Island's Mermaid Parade 2016 [Photos]Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Coney Island's Mermaid Parade was more colorful and sparkly than ever this year, as mermaids, sailors, sea creatures, fairies, and princesses stomped down Surf Avenue and then the Boardwalk. As usual, folks got creative with floats, and had fun accessorizing with pasties, umbrellas, and sequins.

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  3. Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Kids Soccer Clinic, Sandy Town Hall, Coney TriviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week! Spend an afternoon at MCU Park now that the Cyclone's season is in full swing. There are also lots of other opportunities to sing and cheer, as well as a Superstorm Sandy Town Hall to help neighbors rebuild and a free soccer clinic for kids.

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  4. Man Stabs Two People At Sushi Restaurant While Baby Wails Nearby, Authorities SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    A 33-year-old man drove his knife into two people at a local sushi restaurant Thursday night while his nine-month-old baby wailed nearby, authorities say. Coney Island resident Vadim Rozanovsky was with his infant daughter and the child's mother at the Mitoushi restaurant on Sheepshead Bay Road, near Voorhies Avenue, when he got into an argument with two men just before 11pm, according the the DA's office.

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  5. Members Of 'Sex Money Murder' Gang Convicted Of Killing Rival On Coney Island StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Two gang members have been convicted in connection with the death of a rival whom they lured out of a store and then ran up from behind him and shot him multiple times to death, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced today. Gregory "Douggie" Ammonds, 25, of Brownsville, and Kevin "Cheese" Perry, 39, of Rockaway Beach, Queens were convicted of one count of second-degree murder and two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon following a jury trial in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Thursday.

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  6. Everything You Need To Know About Renting An Apartment In BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    It is no news that finding housing in this city is not easy under the best of circumstances. Should those circumstances change, here are some resources to help you stay in your neighborhood and avoid shelter.

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  7. Pet Lovers come to New York Pet Expo this weekendRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The 4th Annual New York Pet Expo is coming to Brooklyn this weekend. The expo will introduce pet lovers to all the pet resources that New York- and national - communities have to offer.

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  8. Coney Island Amphitheater Still Not Certified To Host First Show In 9 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The Coney Island Amphitheater sure doesn't appear ready to host thousands of concert-goers in nine days for its first show with Ziggy Marley . Besides the visible uncompleted construction work at the site, the amphitheater has still not received a certificate of occupancy from the Department of Buildings , which is required for the property to operate as an entertainment venue.

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  9. Entire Gravesend Block Defaced With Mexican Gang Graffiti, Cops ShrugRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Residents of a sleepy, treelined block in Gravesend woke up this morning to find their homes and cars vandalized with graffiti that appears to be associated with a particularly ruthless transnational Mexican gang. At around 8:30am, we found confused neighbors standing outside their homes on East 2nd Street near Avenue X in house dresses and slippers, trying to decipher the blue scrawlings, which identified several organized crime groups, including the California-based SureA os " , and calling out a group called the Warrios , as well as the tag "Avenue M 646."

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  10. Flophouse Operator, Already Accused Of Medicaid Fraud, Charged With Illegally Evicting TenantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Prosecutors filed additional charges Wednesday against the Manhattan Beach resident - already accused of running a Medicaid fraud scheme out of his Brooklyn flophouses - for illegally evicting and defrauding tenants. Yury Baumblit, who's homes for the poor, recovering drug addicts and the mentally ill were the subject of a New York Times investigation last year, was arraigned along with employee Edwin Elie in Brooklyn Supreme Court on felony fraud charges and misdemeanor charges unlawful eviction and criminal contempt, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced.

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  11. Here's What You Need To Know About This Weekend's Mermaid ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Colorful costumes will flood Coney Island for the annual Mermaid Parade . The massive art event, which takes place Saturday, June 18, begins at 1pm at West 21st Street and Surf Avenue, moving east to West 10th Street, and then south towards the boardwalk.

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  12. Try Brighton's Smoothie Cafe For Cheap Eats On The BoardwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Brooklynites should expect another scorching summer this year. And what better way to shake off the heat than a visit to Coney Island's beautiful beaches? But crashing in the surf can stir up an awful appetite.

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  13. Treyger Comes Under Fire For Living Outside State Committee DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Treyger will have to move for the second time in less than three years to qualify for the Democratic state committee position he seeks in the 46th Assembly District. He moved from Bergen Beach to Bensonhurst in 2013, property and Board of Elections records show, in order to represent the 47th Council District.

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  14. Stand With Orlando Tonight At Grand Army Plaza Unity VigilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Thousands packed surrounding areas of the iconic Stonewall Inn in the West Village on Monday, June 13. "While the investigation is ongoing, we cannot ignore that the alleged attacker targeted a gay nightclub," said Public Advocate Letitia James, who will be among those leading the vigil. "We cannot ignore that he supposedly had an assault-style rifle, weapons that are legal in the United States.

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  15. Kingsborough Professor Who Donates Sperm Has 22 ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The New York Post ran a front-page, pun-filled Sunday feature about a Kingsborough Community College professor who has donated his sperm to dozens of local women looking to get pregnant. Ari Nagel, a 6-foot-2, 40-year-old, math professor at the CUNY campus in Manhattan Beach has reportedly sired 22 children with 18 different women over the past 12 years.

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  16. Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Mermaid Parade, Cyclones Opening Day, Friday FireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    There is no denying summer is in full swing. Not only do the Cyclones kick off their season and the Friday fireworks return this week, the annual Mermaid Parade will also be filling up Coney Island with even more colorful characters than usual.

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  17. Officials Announce Completion Of $28 Million Resiliency Project To Prevent Beach ErosionRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Senator Chuck Schumer speaking during the announcement of the completion of the Sea Gate Reach project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Monday the completion of a $28 million resiliency project to restore Coney Island's beaches, prevent erosion and protect communities from future storm surges.

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  18. Attorney General Seeks To Block Sale Of Coney Island Nursing Home To Scandalized OperatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The New York attorney general's office is trying to block the sale of a Coney Island nursing home, and another facility in Harlem, to a company at the center of a real estate scandal related to nursing center on the Lower East Side. The Allure Group, whose sale of the Rivington House nursing center in February prompted investigations by three different agencies, wants to purchase the Saints Joachim and Anne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Coney Island, as well as the Greater Harlem Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center, the New York Times reports .

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  19. Greenmarket Recipe Series: Spring Eggs With SpinachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    This week in collaboration with Brooklyn Mama's Kitchen and your local Greenmarket, we bring you a lovely recipe that's perfect for weekend brunch with friends. The recipe below will feed 4-6, in the video we adjusted it to make enough for two.

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  20. Here Are Some Local Restaurants To Check Out During Russian Heritage MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    June is Russian Heritage Month in New York City. Established in 2003 by the Russian American Foundation, in partnership with former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the Daily News, the annual celebration holds events throughout the city to honor the contributions of the Russian-speaking community.

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