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Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011

BoroBeat

Sea Gate exhibit transports nostalgists to the 1939 and 1964 New York World’s fairs

The Sea Gate Garden and Social Club was the place to be last week if you wanted the lowdown on the historic expos — plus a chance to view some of their time-honored souvenirs! Comments (1).

Friday, Oct. 28, 2011

Coney Island

UPDATE: Cops say they’ve caught Coney senior’s murderer

Police have arrested a 76-year-old man they say gunned down his 65-year-old ex-wife outside of Brighton Beach’s Asser Levy Park last Thursday. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Thugs carjack 57-year-old on Shore Parkway

The thieves left the man with a concussion during the Oct. 23 robery. Plus a host of other crimes from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct. Comment.

Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011

Bensonhurst

X-box thief loses game

An X-Box thief leads this week’s 62nd Precinct blotter. Comment.
Mean Streets

Another civic group blasts city plan to remove traffic lanes

A Bensonhurst civic panel slammed a city plan that would remove two lanes of traffic from a pair of busy intersections, saying that it would bottleneck traffic and create chaos at corners that are not as dangerous as the city claims they are. Comments (2).
Gravesend

No ‘Pleasure!’ Residents demand state block club’s liquor license

Residents and elected officials are again demanding the state block a controversial nightclub from reopening in Gravesend after the State Liquor Authority asked Commnity Board 15 to reconsider its opposition to the bar. Comment.
Brighton Beach

Commie classics! Brooklyn Philharmonic brings Soviet-era cartoons to life

The Brooklyn Philharmonic will perform original soundtracks to six Soviet-era cartoons — while the animated shorts are screened next week. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011

Brighton Beach

Update: Brighton Beach senior was killed — by another senior!

Police arrest Alla Kamanev’s 76-year-old ex-husband for the Oct. 20 slaying. Comments (2).

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011

Coney Island

Coney’s Boardwalk makeover — in concrete — put on hold

The city’s Public Design Commission has but the kibosh on a cement Boardwalk — for now. Comments (2).
Bensonhurst

City slams Bensonhurst developer’s parking plan

But neighbors of the nine-story Calko Medical Center say they’re still playing ball. Comments (3).

Monday, Oct. 24, 2011

Bensonhurst

Trash war! Merchants blast city for removing garbage cans along 18th Avenue

Merchants along 18th Avenue say that the city’s removal of dozens of trash cans on one of Bensonhurst’s main drags has turned the area into a garbage dump, but officials are calling the test program — to reduce litter on the street by having fewer pails to attract it — a huge success that they will extend through the winter. Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011

Big Screecher

All these interuptions are interupting my life!

This week, Carmine’s got a 10-point plan for getting back at telemarketers! Comments (3).

Friday, Oct. 21, 2011

Coney Island

Boardwalk dives offered new leases — if they clean up

Old-school Boardwalk businesses that are facing eviction can stay open for eight more years — if they agree to get rid of their honky-tonk charm and turn themselves into upscale eateries — under a deal being offered by their landlord. Comment.

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