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Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011


Sunday Read it and weep! The story behind the Cangiano’s dynasty

In this week’s Sunday Read, we look back at the meatballs —and sausage and bread and mozzarella — that made up Cangiano’s. Comments (4)

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011


Gunmen knock over 25th Avenue deli

Plus a selection of other crimes from Bensonhurst and Bath Beach. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Ring them bells: St. Mark tower upgrade almost finished

St. Mark Church’s iconic steeple is checking out of rehab. Comment
Manhattan Beach

Resident watches helplessly as car is stolen from driveway

Thieves stole two luxury cars and broke into three others in Manhattan Beach last week — and one unlucky resident watched helplessly as bandits smashed into one of his cars as they made their getaway in the other. Comment

Sea of howlin’ fun at New York Ascarium

Usher in the year’s most spooktastic day — if you dare to brrr-ave it — with a Halloween line-up of awesome attractions at the New York Aquarium. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011


Shorely a mess! Promenade bike path is a disaster

Residents are demanding that the city fix a section of the Shore Road Promenade that is riddled with large cracks and partially covered with sand, creating hazards for cyclists and joggers who sometimes collide with each other to avoid the roadblocks — but officials say the cost of fixing the path, upwards of $20 million, makes a renovation unlikely in the near future. Comments (1)

Sign-mon says: Library placard has bookworms confused

A sign outside a Bensonhurst library says it’s closed, but it won’t be until Nov. 4. Comment
Coney Island

Urinetown! Man arrested for throwing pee

Plus a host of other crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment
Coney Island

Coney’s Luna Park wants to scare the summer out of you for Halloween

Now this is what we call a Scream Zone. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Finally, get a ‘Taste’ of Sheepshead Bay

One of Brooklyn’s great eating neighborhood throws a food fest next Thursday. Comment

The spookiest house on the block

For eight years, this devilish decorator has been terrifying Bath Beach with his homage to Halloween. Comments (5)

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011

Sheepshead Bay

Booze cruise from Sheepshead Bay ends with gun fire

Gunfire punctuated a rowdy booze cruise in Sheepshead Bay last week when party-goers got into a tussle on Emmons Avenue, rattling neighbors who say the frequent bashes on the boat are getting out of control. Comments (1)

No parking! Neighbors say med building developers will be short on spots

Neighbors of a nine-story building under construction in Bensonhurst are furious that the project’s developer wants to cut in half the amount of off-street parking spaces he’s required to provide, claiming that the shortage of spots will wreak havoc on an already parking-starved neighborhood. Comments (2)
Sheepshead Bay

Taking a stand: Residents, cabbies battle over parking

Livery cab drivers are clogging traffic on Sheepshead Bay Road as they illegally pick up passengers exiting the subway, say residents who want them gone. Comment

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