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  1. Elected Officials Urge Landlords To Open Homes To Sandy VictimsRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Elected officials called on Brooklyn landlords Wednesday to help the city reach the finish line for Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts by opening available apartments to homeowners enrolled in the Build it Back program. The city is moving aggressively to meet Mayor de Blasio's goal, set last fall , to complete work for all of Build it Back's 9,300 applicants by the end of 2016.

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  2. Midwood Visit Appeals To Bernie Sanders' Libertarian SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Midwood residents caught a glimpse of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday. The Vermont Senator, who met that same day with civil rights leader Al Sharpton, stopped by his childhood home near East 26th Street and Kings Highway for an interview with CBS' Scott Pelley.

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  3. 10 Valentine's Day Date Spots In Sheepshead BayRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    While the glittering lights of Manhattan are often alluring to star-crossed lovers looking to schedule a romantic rendezvous, those who aren't keen to make the trek to city on Valentine's Day can find plenty of romantic date spots right here in Sheepshead Bay. Emmons Avenue has more than a few eateries that offer fantastic views of the bay - not to mention the lily white swans.

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  4. Bernie Sanders Spotted In Midwood This AfternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    TONIGHT: See @ScottPelley 's interview with @BernieSanders in the Brooklyn neighborhood where the senator grew up pic.twitter.com/G3wz67FK2N Following a big win in the New Hampshire primary , presidential candidate Bernie Sanders toured his old stomping grounds in Midwood Wednesday for an interview with CBS News. The famously curmudgeonly Vermont Senator, who walloped his Democratic opponent Hilary Clinton at the polls Tuesday, was spotted by neighbors stalking the streets along Kings Highway - where he grew up.

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  5. Year Of The Monkey: 7 Ways To Celebrate Chinese New Year In BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    February 8 marked the Chinese or Lunar New Year, and since Brooklyn is home to a large Chinese-American community, there will be many opportunities to celebrate this lively cultural event all month long. From red envelopes to lion dances, we've put together a guide explaining the Lunar New Year symbols you might have noticed around the neighborhood this time of year.

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  6. Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Lunar New Year, Improve Your Park, Weather ExplorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Check out the Lunar New Year festivities at David A. Boody Junior High School.

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  7. Mayor Shuns Southern Brooklyn's Transit Needs In Favor Of Fancy Streetcar, Pols SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Elected officials slammed the mayor's plan to build a fancy streetcar along the East River waterfront for offering further proof the city is willfully neglecting the transportation needs of southern Brooklyn residents. Following Mayor Bil de Blasio's State of the City speech last week, in which he pledged $2.5 billion towards a streetcar line linking Astoria, Queens, to Sunset Park, a coalition of local politicians issued a joint statement panning the proposal.

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  8. Apply To Be A Community Board Member! Applications Due Next WeekRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Are you passionate about engaging in significant decisions in your community? Do you have opinions about real estate development, educational institutions, city-wide policies, and the future of our neighborhood? If you are a New York City Resident and passionate about the above, consider applying to become a Community Board Member . In order to qualify, you need to live in, work in, or have a professional interest in the board's district to apply.

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  9. Councilmembers Rally Around Effort To Landmark Riegelmann BoardwalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    City councilmembers are pushing back against the effort to rip up parts of Coney Island's Reigelmann Boardwalk and replace the wood planks with recycled materials and concrete. All but one of the council's 50 active members have signed on to support a resolution introduced by councilmen Mark Treyger and Chaim Deutsch requesting the boardwalk be designated a scenic landmark.

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  10. Mayor's Controversial Rezoning Plan Moves To City Council For ApprovalRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Mayor Bill de Blasio's controversial rezoning plan - meant to address the city's affordable housing crisis - will now move to the City Council for a final review after it was approved Wednesday by the City Planning Commission. The proposal has rankled communities throughout the city.

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  11. Midwinter Break Sneak Up On You? Check Out These 15 Brooklyn CampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    There are typically three situations that parents find themselves in during the first week of February. 1) They've had a midwinter break camp booked for weeks now, and are sitting pretty.

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  12. Ex-Brighton Resident Charged With Stealing $755K From Property Management CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    A bookkeeper was indicted Monday for syphoning more than $750,000 from a Brooklyn property management company and using the stolen funds to pay down mortgages and maintain her own properties in Syracuse, according to the Brooklyn District Attorney. Jennifer De Coteau Ulanov, 44, a former resident of Brighton Beach who now lives in Syracuse, according to the DA, is accused of taking checks made out to her employer, Guardian Property Management, and depositing them into her personal bank account.

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  13. Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Lunar New Year Party, Film Festival, Road RunnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Check out the Lunar New Year party at the library.

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  14. Volunteers Distribute Hot Food To Neighbors Stranded By The Winter StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    More than 100 volunteers, including members of Flatbush Shomrim , fanned out around Sheepshead Bay on Sunday to deliver hot meals to elderly and disabled neighbors trapped by this weekend's record-breaking blizzard. The effort was coordinated by City Councilman Chaim Deutsch, who reached out to the Masbia Soup Kitchen to prepare the food.

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  15. Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Television Production, Sci-Fi Fun, Emergency TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Get your sci-fi fix at a free screening of The Martian.

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  16. Sign Up To See A Healthcare Navigator At Assemblyman Cymbrowtz's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz , in partnership with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, will be hosting healthcare navigator services this Monday in his office at 1800 Sheepshead Bay Road, near the intersection with Emmons Avenue. To register for an appointment, call 718-875-9300.

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  17. Mayor's Expansion Of ShotSpotter Will Bring Gun Detection Program To Coney IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    As part of his 2017 budget proposal released Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to expand the NYPD's ShotSpotter program to precincts throughout the five boroughs - including Coney Island. The $3 million dollar boost to the gun detection program more than doubles to amount of area covered by the program and will equip 31 station houses with the technology.

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  18. Feds Nab Reputed Russian Mob Boss Involved In Murder-For-Hire PlotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Federal authorities arrested a reputed Russian mob boss last week for conspiring to extort a businessman out of $125,000 by claiming to have been hired to murder him. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, 68-year-old Boris Nayfeld, who reportedly headed a heroin trafficking ring out of Brighton Beach and has been associated with gangland murders, was arrested Thursday outside a Brooklyn restaurant.

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  19. Need A Break? 10 Ways To Take A Brooklyn MomcationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    We've all been there. Weeks of tween crises, toddler meltdowns, work pressures, and just those everyday stressors of life in the city have built up and pushed Mama to the brink.

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  20. Coney Island Murder Victim Linked To 'Dirty Cash' Gang, Killing Could Be RetributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The 37-year-old man who was found behind a Coney Island housing project Sunday with a gunshot wound to the head has been linked to a local gang and his murder could be retribution for another killing the day before, police sources told the Daily News . Cops have yet to formally identify the murder victim, whose body was discovered outside the Surfside Gardens Houses on West 33rd Street after police received a call about a shooting at 9:17pm.

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