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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Sheepshead Bites

Christmas Looters Pillage Vehicles Near James Madison High

By Alex Ellefson on Dec 29, 2015 04:55 pm
Chris McLean's 2013 Honda Accord outside James Madison High School.At least two Midwood residents discovered their vehicles sitting on blocks the day after Christmas after thieves stole their tires, police say MTA bus driver Chris McLean, one of the victims, said he was on his way to the gym Saturday morning when he spotted his 2013 Honda Accord propped up on blocks beside the James Madison [...]

Things For Kids To Do In Southern Brooklyn: New Year’s Party, Meteor Shower, Movie Night

By Rachel Silberstein on Dec 29, 2015 02:10 pm
Fireworks in Coney IslandLooking for something to do with the whole family this week? There are a lot of great kid-friendly events coming up in Brooklyn, and we’ve selected some of our favorites. See the full details below! For more things to do around Brooklyn, and to add your own upcoming event, check out our calendar. Dyker Height Christmas [...]

The Gauntlet: Food Cart Coming To Manhattan Beach After Year-Long Battle With Bureaucracy

By Emily Siegel on Dec 29, 2015 01:03 pm
Cakes&CoffeeImageIt’s been a year-long process, but Sheepshead Bay resident and Kingsborough Community College grad Lance Sellers is finally on the cusp of opening his food cart in Manhattan Beach. Cakes & Coffee NYC will offer Kosher treats, made in local bakeries, as well as freshly ground coffee to Manhattan Beach residents and the students coming to [...]

Cops Release New Footage Of Suspects In Brutal Midwood Mugging

By Alex Ellefson on Dec 29, 2015 12:02 pm
Photo provided by the NYPD.Police have released new surveillance video of the two men believed to have assaulted and robbed a 55-year-old Jewish man on a Midwood sidewalk early Monday morning. The NYPD could not immediately provide further details about where the new footage was taken, but it shows the two suspects exiting a black car and then walking [...]

Four-Story Hotel Coming To Underdeveloped Corner Of Gravesend

By Rachel Silberstein on Dec 29, 2015 09:59 am
gravesendA hotel is coming to a particularly ugly and industrial corner of Gravesend, reports YIMBY: Developer Ankit Mehta, who purchased several vacant lots on West 13th Street for $1,750,000 last month, has filed plans to build the four-story building at 2632 West 13th Street — where east facing guests can enjoy an exquisite view of [...]

Morning Mug: “I Am Become Death, The Destroyer Of Worlds.” — J. Robert Oppenheimer

By Alex Ellefson on Dec 29, 2015 07:00 am
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