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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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Report: More NYC Residents Facing Eviction Have Access To Legal Help

By Rachel Silberstein on Aug 30, 2016 05:00 pm
zig-zag.pngIf you are a low-income tenant facing eviction, it may be easier than ever to get lawyer these days, according to a report released by the city today. Mayor Bill de Blasio touted the findings by the Office of Civil Justice (OCJ), which show that now 27 percent of tenants in housing court for eviction [...]

Brighton Ballet Theater Celebrates Their 30th Year

By Michelle Inciarrano on Aug 30, 2016 03:00 pm
Brighton Ballet Theater. Photo via Facebook/Brighton Ballet Theater.Opa!  Brighton Ballet Theater is celebrating 30 years in business!  The school, now headquartered at Kingsborough Community College in Manhattan Beach, was created to preserve the tradition of Russian classical and folk dance in New York City. The program serves as a community cultural oasis with a goal of “creating a common ground through dance [...]

Police Looking For Man Who Rang Bell And Shot Bullet Through Front Door In Sheepshead Bay

By Sean Egan on Aug 30, 2016 01:12 pm
Photo via NYPD.Police are looking for a man who walked up to a front door of a residence in the vicinity of Avenue X and Brigham Street on Wednesday, July 6, around 12:05am, rang the door bell, and fired a bullet through the door and into the house, according to police. Thankfully no one was injured during [...]

Ocean Parkway — The Revolutionary Road

By Sean Egan on Aug 30, 2016 10:08 am
Carriage racing on Ocean Parkway. Photo via Facebook/J & L Discount Car Care.Ocean Parkway serves as a major connector between not only northern and southern Brooklyn, but also the Belt Parkway and the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. It is an interesting, and essential part of getting around Brooklyn, and it was originally designed with the purpose of getting southern Brooklynites to Prospect Park, according to the Brooklyn Hopper. In [...]

Morning Mug: “It’s Only With The Heart That One Can See Clearly. What’s Essential Is Invisible to The Eye.” — Gene Wilder (The Little Prince)

By Sean Egan on Aug 30, 2016 09:07 am
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