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Friday, Sept. 30, 2011

BoroBeat

Shorefront food drive kicks of Rosh Hashanah in Brighton Beach

The Jewish New Year arrived in Brooklyn with a food distribution by the Shorefront Jewish Community Council, proving that charity begins at home. Comment.
Brighton Beach

Trash alley! Walgreens, neighbor locked in Dumpster dispute

A Brighton Beach homeowner says that the alley behind her house has become overrun by rats and Dumpster-diving bums ever since the Walgreens pharmacy next door started storing its garbage there. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011

Coney Island

Critics: Concrete Boardwalk cracking up!

Residents who hate that the city has replace wood with concrete on portions Brooklyn’s world-famous Boardwalk say it’s breaking apart. Comments (4).
BoroBeat

Gala honors survivors and crusaders of pediatric cancer

Top cancer researchers, cancer survivors and a chef were honored on Sept. 23 at Hopefest 2011. Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011

Sheepshead Bay

Drivers nix Emmons Avenue traffic fix

Disgruntled drivers say the new, thinner lanes painted on Emmons Avenue are dangerously narrow and bad for business, but city officials told them the changes to Sheepshead Bay’s busiest thoroughfare will reduce congestion — and that they’re here to stay. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Man shot dead over iPhone

Plus a host of other crimes reported to cops in Sheepshead Bay, Bensonhurst, Gravesend and Coney Island. Comment.
BoroBeat

Awards dinner hails urban warriors

An area group lauds seven honorees for helping to improve the neighborhood. Comment.
Brighton Beach

On the move! Brighton Neighborhood Association relocating longtime office

The Brighton Neighborhood Association is hoping to make a bright new start — by moving out of its water-damaged storefront, which is slated for conversion into a medical facility, into offices three blocks away on Brighton Beach Avenue. Comment.

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011

Big Screecher

We’re pretty confident Bloomberg doesn’t have Carmine’s vote

The Screecher has had an on-going problem with our mayor that dates back to the demise of WNEW-AM! Comments (3).

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