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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Sheepshead Bites


Local Artist Deanna Maffeo Gaining Recognition In Art World, Wants To Bring Art To Sheepshead Bay

By Joseph De La Cruz on Oct 19, 2016 04:47 pm
Photo by Joseph De La Cruz.Deanna Maffeo was analyzing her own artwork in the Avant Garde, a hip art gallery in lower Manhattan, as visitors admired her oil paintings, pointing out the detail in her depiction of some retro video game cartridges. Maffeo has a child-like laugh, and a creative mind so potent it has gotten her artwork shown at the ...

Dining Review: The Sunflower Cafe Is A Pricey, But Delicious Kings Highway Spot

By Sean Egan on Oct 19, 2016 03:00 pm
Photo by Sean Egan/Sheepshead BitesThe Sunflower Cafe is located at 1223 Quentin Rd and Kings Highway. They offer a wide array of fresh and delicious kosher Israeli food. The atmosphere in Sunflower is very relaxed with light rock Hebrew ballads playing softly over the chatter of people who are hanging out in the cafe. There is outdoor seating to enjoy ...

Coney Island DMV To Close For Major Renovations This Friday

By Hannah Frishberg on Oct 19, 2016 12:00 pm
Screen-Shot-2016-10-18-at-2.14.46-PM.pngOn Monday, the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles announced that the Coney Island DMV Office at 2875 West 8th Street will temporarily close for “extensive renovations” beginning this Friday, October 21. The renovations will “increase modernization and efficiency at the facility”, according to a press release. Included in the changes to be made ...

Shocking Anti-‘Students For Justice In Palestine’ Posters Plastered Around Brooklyn College Campus

By Sean Egan on Oct 19, 2016 09:49 am
Photo via an anonymous source.Posters that appeared to be recruiting supporters of the terrorist organization, Hamas, were plastered on the Brooklyn College campus Monday morning. The poster shows what looks to be a terrorist fighter holding an assault rifle, and wearing a keffiyeh, a head garment. He is standing in front of the Palestinian flag and has what seems to be ...

Morning Mug: “That Was A Great Time, The Summer Of ’71 – I Can’t Remember It, But I’ll Never Forget It!” — Lemmy Kilmister

By Sean Egan on Oct 19, 2016 09:16 am
Photo by George Burshteyn.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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