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Thursday, December 8, 2016

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Hikind Asks Cuomo To Stop Ocean Parkway Changes Until He Comes To See The Road Himself

By Sean Egan on Dec 08, 2016 05:32 pm
Assemblymember Dov Hikind. Photo by Sean Egan/Sheepshead Bites.State Assemblymember Dov Hikind sent Governor Andrew Cuomo a letter earlier this week asking him to stop his planned traffic changes for Ocean Parkway and to come observe the busy Brooklyn road himself and discuss ways to make it safer. Hikind hosted a protest on Ocean Parkway and Avenue J last week to speak out ...

Sheepshead Bay Veteran share His Pearl Harbor Story on 75th Anniversary

By Sean Egan on Dec 08, 2016 02:00 pm
Photo by Julia Sclafani“Abandon ship and god bless you.” These were the last words Clark J. Simmons heard from the Naval chaplain aboard the USS Utah on the morning Pearl Harbor was attacked. The naval veteran, born in 1921 in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, was stationed in Hawaii on December 7th, 1941, the day Japan attacked the United States ...

Coney Island Brewing Co. Brings Back “Freaky Beer Idea” Contest For Second Year

By Kyle S. Mackie on Dec 08, 2016 12:15 pm
Mackie_photo1.jpgThe “Grin and Tonic,” a twist on the classic cocktail, won the 2015 Brew York New York Sweepstakes. New York City residents can submit their innovative beer idea to the 2016 contest now until Dec. 28 for a chance to brew it at Coney Island Brewing Co. As the craft beer industry continues to expand ...

Senator Marty Golden To Discuss New York’s Future And How Self-Driving Cars Will Be A Part Of It

By Sean Egan on Dec 08, 2016 10:56 am
One of Google's self-driving cars. Photo via Flickr/Smoothgroover22Imagine hailing a cab and not having to give the driver the courtesy of engaging in a conversation while you just want to surf your Facebook feed or read the news? Driverless cars are in the city’s future, and Senator Martin Golden, Chair of the Senate’s  Science, Technology, Incubation And Entrepreneurship Committee, is getting ready for ...

Morning Mug: “A Friend Is Someone Who Gives You Total Freedom To Be Yourself.” — Jim Morrison

By Sean Egan on Dec 08, 2016 09:35 am
Photo by Bella Karas.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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