Bay News & Brooklyn Graphic

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011

Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach Crime Wave Shocks Residents

A crime spree of several burglaries, robberies and car break-ins has disturbed Manhattan Beach residents, including Councilman Mike Nelson. Comment.
Coney Island

Aretha was great — but fans felt dis-R-E-S-P-E-C-T–ed at concert

The venue was too small for a star of that the magnitude of Aretha Franklin — and Borough President Markowitz is pointing to the controversy as reason to build his mega-amphitheater. Comments (2).

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011

Manhattan Beach

The bathhouse battle

A dilapidated Manhattan Beach bathhouse has become the latest flashpoint for two warring civic groups — with one hoping it can be remade as a usable bathroom and shower and the other wanting it turned into a solar energy power plant. Comment.
BoroBeat

Kids play ball at MCU Park

Kids enrolled in the Police Athletic League’s got the chance to play their own game at the home of the Brooklyn Cyclones. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011

Coney Island

Gull-iver travels!

Birders are on the hunt for a rare gray-hooded gull that has not been seen since last Wednesday. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Flipped out! Car tumbles onto Ocean Parkway pedestrian median

Two people were injured on Aug. 6 after an out-of-control Nissan flipped over at the corner of Ocean Parkway and Avenue X — horrifying dozens as it landed on its roof on a busy pedestrian median. Comment.
Coney Island

Where did the gull go?

Here’s where the experts think the gull went. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Club owner tied to Kruger gets probation for lying to feds

A Sheepshead Bay restaurateur facing six months in prison for lying to investigators about a “pay to play” scam he had allegedly hammered out with embattled state Sen. Carl Kruger received a slap on the wrist during sentencing last week — he was given no prison time and sent home. Comment.

Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011

BoroBeat

Queen of Soul gets ‘respect’ on Coney Island

Sock it to us! Comment.

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