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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

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Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Free Summer Concerts, Marine Park Cleanup, Trivia Night

By Alex Ellefson on Jul 05, 2016 04:11 pm
Davina and The Vagabonds. (Photo: Davina and The Vagabonds / Facebook)Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Check out some of the free outdoor concerts going on in the area. There are also Cyclones games, a cleanup in Marine Park, karaoke on the Boardwalk and a pet adoption. Send us your own event listing by posting it for free on our new event calendar, [...]

Hero Cops Reunite Lost Girl With Mom On Beach During July 4 Festivities

By Rachel Silberstein on Jul 05, 2016 02:54 pm
Screen Shot 2016-07-05 at 2.50.29 PMGreat work by Sgt Teitler, Det Grogan (CTD) & 60 Aux locating & reuniting lost child w/ his mother in Coney Island — NYPDCounterterrorism (@NYPDCT) July 4, 2016 A Fourth of July tragedy was averted when two cops from the NYPD’s anti-terrorism unit tracked down a lost tot at Coney Island’s beach Monday morning. [...]

NYU Dental Van Coming To Shorefront Y As Part Of Pilot Program For Seniors

By Alex Ellefson on Jul 05, 2016 01:55 pm
(Photo: Wonderlane / Flickr)The NYU Dental Van will visit the Shorefront Y in Brighton Beach this week as part of a pilot program to make dental care more accessible to seniors in need. Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, chairman of the Aging Committee, partnered with NYU Dentistry’s Mobile Dental Van Program to bring the van to his district. The van [...]

Joey Chestnut Breaks Record To Win Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

By Alex Ellefson on Jul 05, 2016 11:12 am
Joey Chestnut winning the Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest. (Photo: Nathan's Famous / Facebook)Joey “Jaws” Chestnut wolfed down a record-setting 70 hot dogs in 10 minutes Monday to take back his title in the Nathan’s Famous annual Fourth of July hot dog eating contest. Chestnut devoured 17 more hot dogs than runner-up Matt “The Megatoad” Stonie, who last year ended Chestnut’s eight-year run as the undisputed champ of the [...]

Morning Mug: “A Real Patriot Is The Fellow Who Gets A Parking Ticket And Rejoices That The System Works.” — Bill Vaughan

By Alex Ellefson on Jul 05, 2016 07:00 am
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