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Monday, Dec. 5, 2011


Santa’s first stop: Gerritsen Beach!

Who needs Macy’s when you have the Gerritsen Beach Ragamuffin Parade? See all of it in our slideshow! Comment

Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011

Sheepshead Bay

Police: Boozing bonehead tried to bribe cops

Plus a smattering of other crimes from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct. Comments (1)

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Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011

Big Screecher

That’s right! Carmine only shops at stores that end in ‘S’ … and other all-American things!

This week, Carmine riffs on how to make sure you buy American-made products at all-American stores! Comments (2)

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011


Attack of the bleach boob

Plus a smattering of other crimes from the 62nd Precinct in Bensonhurst. Comment

PS 216 shows its true colors with a concert for Veteran’s Day

Pint-sized freedom-lovers at the Gravesend school showed their appreciation to area war heroes with a red, white, and blue salute. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011

Gerritsen Beach

Arborcide! Tree vandals uproot 120 Gerritsen Beach saplings — twice in one month!

Arborcidal maniacs who destroyed a grove of Gerritsen Beach saplings earlier this month have again attacked the hard-luck timberland weeks after it was replanted by the city, driving the Parks Department and hardwood-huggers out of their trees with rage. Comments (4)
Coney Island

‘Lam’ chop: Woman nabbed two days after escaping police

A daring — yet dumb — escape attempt in Coney Island leads this week’s 60th Precinct police blotter. Comment

City slams Calko — again!

The developer of a medical building in Bensonhurst is hogging valuable parking space for unnecessary amenities, a city panel charges. Comment
Coney Island

New sky-high ride coming to Coney

Thrill-seekers will get a bird’s-eye view of Coney Island next summer — at speeds of up to 60-miles-per-hour — when Central Amusement opens a new ride that combines the thrills of bungee jumping with the thrills of, well, skydiving. Comments (1)

Greater New York Ice Hockey League assists Bensonhurst food pantry for Thanksgiving

Brooklynites in need this Thanksgiving were served a heaping portion of care by warm-hearted ice gladiators. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011


State liquor board rejects ‘Pleasure’! Denies nightclub’s bid to reopen on Avenue U

Gravesend’s Pleasure Island nightclub may as well be called Desert Island. Comments (1)

Monday, Nov. 28, 2011

Brighton Beach

Feds drop case against Kruger ‘crony’

The U.S. Attorney has found that Brooklyn real estate baron Aaron Malinsky paid, but didn’t play, with scandal-tarred state Sen. Carl Kruger. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Bay People lose numbers game

The city has rejected another attempt to halt the construction of a controversial Sheepshead Bay mosque even though opponents — and the city — say developers have distorted the number of people who will attend services there. Comment

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