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Friday, May 27, 2016

Sheepshead Bites

Burglar Destroys Door During Attempted Break-In, Police Say

By Alex Ellefson on May 26, 2016 05:59 pm
1445-16 61 PCT BURGLARY 2 (1)Police are searching for a would-be burglar who manhandled a door last week while trying to break into home. The suspect tried to enter the house, near the intersection of Parkway Court and Hubbard Street, just before 11pm on Saturday night, according to authorities. He tried to break in through the door, causing damage to [...]

Tow Company Accused Of Preying On Vehicles At Local 7-Eleven

By Alex Ellefson on May 26, 2016 04:16 pm
Custom Towing outside the 7-Eleven at 2800 Coney Island Avenue. (Photo: Stop Illegal Towing / Facebook)A towing company reportedly targeting a local convenience store may lose its license after being accused of ransoming vehicles at illegal prices. NBC New York reports Custom Towing — which the station caught pouncing on a minivan in Sheepshead Bay — could have its license revoked if the company cannot dispute the 88 complaints against [...]

Local Yeshiva Planning Move To Gravesend Building

By Alex Ellefson on May 26, 2016 12:48 pm
YDE School is planning to move one of their location into a new building at 325 Avenue Y. (Photo: Alex Ellefson / Sheepshead Bites)In order to accommodate a growing number of students, a local yeshiva is planning to relocate to a sprawling facility in Gravesend. The Yeshivat Darche Eres (YDE) School hopes to make the top three floors of a 53,000-square-foot, four-story building at the corner of Avenue Y and West 3rd Street a centerpiece of their expanding [...]

Calling All Street Performers! Auditions For Coney Island ‘Showstopper’ Series Held This Weekend

By Rachel Silberstein on May 26, 2016 09:54 am
Photo via Coney Island History ProjectThe Alliance for Coney Island is proud to announce the premiere of Showstopper Sundays in Coney Island, which will run Sunday’s July 10 – August 14 on Coney Island’s Riegelmann Boardwalk! Live auditions for performers will be held this Saturday, May 28th at Dreamland Plaza on West 12th Street and the Boardwalk from 12pm – [...]

Morning Mug: “Love Will Draw An Elephant Through A Key-Hole.” — Samuel Richardson

By Alex Ellefson on May 26, 2016 07:00 am
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