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  1. A Christmas Miracle: No Early Week Subway Changes For Sheepshead BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Looks like Old Saint Nick has visited Sheepshead Bay early this year , as there are no B, Q, or F line subway changes scheduled in Brooklyn today through Wednesday.

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  2. The Commute: What Is A Transit Advocate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    THE COMMUTE : What is a transit advocate? Is it someone who always proposes mass transit solutions to all transportation problems? No, it isn't. Mass transit solutions are not always the appropriate solution for every transportation problem.

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  3. Three-Alarm Fire Destroys Commercial Building On Stillwell Avenue & Surf AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Officials are investigating a three-alarm fire that ripped through a commercial building near Luna Park in Coney Island last night. The blaze started at a grocery store at 2900 Stillwell Avenue at 7:53pm, it quickly spread to Bykush, a Turkish cafe and pizzeria in the same building, and consumed at least one apartment, fire officials said.

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  4. A Slow F, An Express Q & More Sheepshead Bay Subway Service Changes This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Below you'll find weekend subway service changes for the B, Q, and F lines in Brooklyn. Check back Monday to see what's happening next week.

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  5. Eight Local Diners To Satisfy Your Breakfast And Burger Binges After El Greco's ClosingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    As we mournfully bid " I I1 2I I I " - that's Greek for " Auf Wiedersehen " - to our friends at El Greco Diner , and further lament the long bygone days of other legendary neighborhood dinerial establishments such as Ray & Shy's Flame Restaurant , the Foursome, which made the finest U-bet's egg creams on God's green earth, and my personal favorite, New Clements, of blessed memorya let us remember the good times and turn toward the future.

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  6. Bring A Toy To The City's Largest Toys For Tots Drive Tomorrow Night In Marine ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    The 41st Assembly District Democratic Club has organized the largest Toys for Tots drive in New York City for eight years straight, and they're aiming to make it nine this year. Help keep the title in Southern Brooklyn by bringing new, unwrapped toys to the club tomorrow night, from 7:30pm to 9pm at 2952 Avenue R. Sandy the Seagull will be in attendance, and there will be food, music and lots and lots of happy kids.

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  7. Love It, Hate It, Or Love To Hate It, El Greco's Is A Cultural Touchstone Of Sheepshead BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    In this Age of The Foodie, where words like "microbrewery" and "cronut" are colloquial terms, and "gentrification" has been buzzwordified to the point of mass semantic satiation, the people of Southern Brooklyn have but a few classic eateries left standing in their midst. And by the end of this week, they will be down another : El Greco Diner .

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  8. Coney Island Hospital To Reopen Ida G. Israel Health Center In Early Spring 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Coney Island Hospital is all set to reopen its Ida G. Israel Community Health Center in Coney Island this spring. The building, pictured above, will be constructed at a new address located at 2925 West 19th Street.

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  9. Seven-Story Residential Building With Ground Floor Retail And 9,000SF ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Preliminary rendering of the new building to replace El Greco at 1801 Emmons Avenue. The view is from Emmons Avenue and Sheepshead Bay Road.

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  10. The Commute: MTA Public Safety Announcements And The Proposed Fare HikeRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    THE COMMUTE : Sheepshead Bay and Manhattan Beach are prominently featured in a new series of MTA public service announcements denouncing texting while walking, cycling, and riding the city's buses. I doubt it if the MTA realizes how ironic some of the locations that were chosen are.

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  11. Eggs With A Side Of Nostalgia - Owner, Patrons Remember The Good Times At El Greco DinerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    "It's been crazy since you ran the story," owner George Venetoklis told Sheepshead Bites. "Lines to get in.

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  12. a B/Q Switchup & More Sheepshead Bay Subway Service ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Below you'll find early week subway service changes for the B, Q, and F lines in Brooklyn. Check back later this week to see what's happening this weekend.

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  13. This Weekend's Sheepshead Bay Open House Picks: Bargain Bay-sement EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    As recent reports have confirmed, Brooklyn is becoming an increasingly difficult place to get your foot on the first rung of the real estate ladder. As such, we've rounded up some open houses happening in and around Sheepshead Bay this weekend for under $200,000-just keep an open mind, and consider the potential of each.

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  14. Borough President Seeks To Replace Brighton Beach Parking Lot With Affordable HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Several "underdeveloped areas" of Brooklyn can be used to build affordable housing - including municipal parking lots in Brighton Beach, Bensonhurst, and Midwood - according to a new report by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. The parking lots, like one facing the Riegelmann Boardwalk between Brighton 2nd Street and Brighton 4th Street, can be sold to create approximately 2,000 affordable housing units, with space leftover for shared public parking, states the report.

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  15. Coat Giveaway Comes To Kings Bay Y On SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Free coats - and free food - are coming to the Kings Bay YMCA this Sunday, December 14, courtesy of a community coat drive organized by SpinGreen, a 1733 Sheepshead Bay Road-based textile-recycling company , and Investors Bank. The event is set to run from 11am to 3pm outside the Y at 3495 Nostrand Avenue, off Avenue V, and is the culmination of a six-month-long coat drive effort at all 13 Investors Bank branch locations in Brooklyn, said Investors Bank's Director of Public Relations Gene Svetnikov.

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  16. F'ing Up & More Sheepshead Bay Subway Service Changes This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Below you'll find weekend subway service changes for the B, Q, and F lines in Brooklyn-and good news, because this Saturday and Sunday, we're getting off scot-free! Check back Monday to see what's happening next week. Changes via MTA.info .

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  17. Digital Divide: Too Many Homes In Borough Park, Coney Island & Brighton Lack High-Speed InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Thirty percent of Brooklyn households lack high-speed internet at home, keeping residents from accessing crucial resources for school, work and business, with Kensington and Borough Park being the areas in Brooklyn most lacking when it comes to the digital divide, according to a new report from city Comptroller Scott Stringer . Stringer's report, " Internet Inequality: Broadband Access in NYC ," states that citywide, 27 percent of New York City households lack broadband internet, with 17 percent of households not having a computer at their residence.

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  18. Why Lady Moody's House Must Be SavedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    On the list for almost 50 years was the historic Lady Moody's House in Gravesend. Fortunately, thanks to pushback from politicians and preservationists, In the meantime, we've reached out to historian Joseph Ditta, author of "Then & Now: Gravesend, Brooklyn" and a reference librarian at the New-York Historical Society, and asked him to share the history of the house, how it acquired its name, and why it is worthy of protected status.

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  19. Councilman Treyger Moves To Make Coney Island Boardwalk A City LandmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Councilman Mark Treyger asked the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission to make Coney Island's Riegelmann Boardwalk an official "scenic landmark" yesterday, an effort to block the city from replacing its planks with concrete and plastic, reports the New York Daily News. "This is a globally recognized iconic structure that draws millions of visitors each year," Treyger told us.

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  20. The Local Goes Express & More Sheepshead Bay Subway Service ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Sheepshead Bites

    Below you'll find early week subway service changes for the B, Q, and F lines in Brooklyn. Check back later this week to see what's happening this weekend.

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