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Friday, May 20, 2016

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Puzzle: “Hope Is Being Able To See That There Is Light despite All Of The Darkness.” — Desmond Tutu

By Alex Ellefson on May 20, 2016 04:29 pm
A temporary power line feeds electricity to the Ocean Avenue Footbridge. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)Photo by Alex Ellefson

Sheepshead Bay Weekend Real Estate Roundup

By Odochi Ibe on May 20, 2016 04:27 pm
2645 Homecrest Ave. Apt 2ALooking for a new place to call home? We’ve rounded up a bunch of intriguing Sheepshead Bay apartment listings — take a look at the details, and let us know what you think. Lots of luck in your search! 645 Homecrest Ave. Apt 2A (Sponsored) Available: Immediately Price: $425,000 Size: Three Bedroom, one bathroom Details: Come home [...]

How To Get Your Money Back If You Were Wrongfully Ticketed At A Pedestrian Ramp

By Rachel Silberstein on May 20, 2016 03:04 pm
A police cruiser parked outside the 61st precinct.Now that we know that the NYPD has been wrongfully ticketing thousands of legally parked vehicles, raking in millions of dollars in fines, how can drivers get their money back? Here is a step-by-step guide: The Department of Finance has said that they will review wrongfully issued pedestrian ramp tickets going back more than one [...]

Man Gets 22 Years To Life For Shooting Teen, Dog In Coney Island

By Alex Ellefson on May 20, 2016 12:17 pm
Jerome Leslie. (Photo provided by the Brooklyn DA)The Coney Island man convicted for the 2013 Christmas Eve shooting that killed a teen and wounded his dog has been sentenced to 22 years to life in prison, the Brooklyn District Attorney announced. The murder allegedly stemmed from a weeks-long argument on social media between the defendant, 20-year-old Jerome Leslie, and 17-year-old Yaquin English. The [...]

Manhattan Beach Couple Indicted For Preying On Drug Addicted & Mentally Ill

By Alex Ellefson on May 20, 2016 11:26 am
A judge's gavel.The Manhattan Beach couple whose three-quarter house business was the subject of a New York Times investigation have been indicted for Medicaid fraud and money laundering, the Attorney General announced. Yury and Rimma Baumblit were arrested in April at their 5,250-square-foot mansion on Corbin Place. They are accused of funneling tenants from their Brooklyn flophouses towards [...]

This Saturday: Here’s What You Need To Know About The Airbnb Brooklyn Half Marathon

By Donny Levit on May 20, 2016 10:06 am
airbnb-brooklyn-half-marathon-702x376Time to lace’m up! Or cheer on the runners doing the lacing. The Airbnb Brooklyn Half Marathon takes off at 7am this Saturday, May 21, and the New York Road Runners Club estimates 27,000 runners will be dashing from the Brooklyn Museum all the way down to Coney Island. While we want the runners to [...]

Morning Mug: “Love Doesn’t Make The World Go ‘Round. Love Is What Makes The Ride Worthwhile.” — Franklin P. Jones

By Alex Ellefson on May 20, 2016 07:00 am
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