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Monday, May 14, 2012

Coney Island

Coney gets brawny with strongman show

Muscle-bound stars with names like “Stainless Steel” and “Wonder” will bend your mind with their muscles. Comment.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Kruger’s praying for a kosher cell

Disgraced pol Carl Kruger wants to serve his seven-year sentence for corruption in Otisville, NY — for religious reasons. Comment.
BoroBeat

Boardwalk trash cans get summer makeover

More than 100 residents, beachgoers, and elected officials braved the rain on Sunday to paint trash cans as part of the annual art fest, “Boardwalk Barrels of Fun.” Comment.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Fidler election in a tailspin!

Political insiders say Councilman Lew Fidler will lose ground in the never-ending March 20 special election now that a judge has ordered the Board of Elections to count all of the remaining 119 ballots — votes that are expected to be cast for Fidler’s opponent, David Storobin. Comments (2).
Sheepshead Bay

Gentleman’s battle! Akselrod kicks off Assembly bid against Cymbrowitz

Ben Akselrod plans to unseat Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, but refuses to say anything negative about the 11-year incumbent. Let’s get ready to rumble! Comments (8).
BoroBeat

CB15 trounced! Neighborhood group beats board 20–9 in softball game

The Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association trounced Community Board 15 in the groups’ annual charity softball game on May 6. For all the action, check out our slideshow. Comment.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Coney Island

Coney Island’s ‘Downtownification’ is underway

Call it “Coney Heights.” Comments (3).
Coney Island

Which downtown businesses should be moving to Coney Island?

• Brooklyn Bowl: Who better to take over the Boardwalk’s histori Comments (2).
BoroBeat

Laughs in the laboratory

Parents and students of PS 255 spent Thursday night conducting basic experiments at an event that proved science is fun. Check out the good times in our slideshow. Comment.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Manhattan Beach

Seeing red! Manhattan Beachers want city to ignore rules and put in traffic light

The city put a flashing yellow light at Ocean Avenue to calm traffic, but Manhattan Beach residents want more. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Pier-tastrophe! City won’t fix run-down Sheepshead Bay fishing spot

The Parks Department will transform an empty lot at the foot of Brigham Street into a lush park with sweeping waterfront views, but won’t fix a dilapidated city-owned pier next to it that local fishermen fear will crumble into the sea. Comments (1).

Friday, May 4, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Mayor Kadir Topbas Istanbul-ish about Brooklyn

The mayor of Istanbul was the guest of honor at the Turkish Cultural Center’s Friendship Dinner on April 24. Comment.

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