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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

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MTA Searching For Artists To Design Murals For Three Bensonhurst Subway Stations

By Sean Egan on Sep 07, 2016 04:28 pm
7488701704_8dbf2a863b_o.jpgDo you have what it takes to have your artwork featured in New York City subway stations? The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Arts and Design division is seeking local artists to submit their best designs to be featured in five Brooklyn N train stations, including three in Bensonhurst. The MTA says five finalists will have the [...]

NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island Provides Breastfeeding Support For Mothers (Sponsored)

By Sheepshead Bites on Sep 07, 2016 04:13 pm
shutterstock_140065837 baby and momNYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island has an incredibly diverse population that makes culturally competent care for new mothers an essential. The hospital’s Breastfeeding Coordinator, Karen McGratty informs an estimated 100 new moms a month about the benefits of breastfeeding and why it’s the optimal choice for their newborn’s good health. “Breastfeeding carries many benefits for [...]

Deutsch’s Senior Scam Education Bill Passed In City Council

By Sean Egan on Sep 07, 2016 12:31 pm
Photo via Councilmember Chaim Deutsch.Councilmember Chaim Deutsch’s Senior Scam Education bill passed unanimously through City Council and was signed into law on August 31st. Last week, Deutsch received a phone call at his office from a 75 year-old man. Someone had called the man, and told him he won $2 million in the lottery, but in order to claim [...]

Permits Filed For New Commercial Medical Building On Empty Lot In Gravesend

By Sean Egan on Sep 07, 2016 09:59 am
Photo via Google Maps.Permits have been filed for a new retail and medical building at 2311 West 7 St, according to Yimby. The location is currently an empty lot. Shun Wu is the property owner and Sugnam Chang’s Brooklyn-based Basic Groups Corp is the architect. The proposed project is going to be three stories, and will host 3,338 [...]

Morning Mug: “To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.” — Winston Churchill

By Sean Egan on Sep 07, 2016 09:22 am
Photo by Kathy Kalayci.Morning Mug is our daily showcase of photographs from our readers. If you have a photograph that you’d like to see featured, send it to Also, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter.

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