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Friday, Nov. 4, 2011

Coney Island

Man attacks woman 35 years his junior

A generation gap attack leads this week’s 60th Precinct police blotter. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011

Bensonhurst

Punchy about cellphones

A brutal cellphone robbery in Gravesend leads this week’s 62nd Precinct blotter. Comment.
BoroBeat

Halloween fun for everyone!

Kids — and adults — came decked out in their finest Halloween costumes on Monday for the Trump Village Apartments’ third annual holiday bash. Comments (3).
Sheepshead Bay

Six nabbed in burglary

This week’s 61st Precinct police blotter begins with six crooks who tried to break into a home on Brigham Street — but get caught by the homeowner. Comment.
Coney Island

Go-karts could again be gassing up at Coney

Go-karts could be zooming their way back to Coney Island — and they may reach the finish line near the spot where developer Joe Sitt demolished their last speedway. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011

Coney Island

Sold! Cha Cha’s sells contents at auction before closing on Nov. 1

Cha Cha’s, the legendary Boardwalk bar known for its live music and honky-tonk feel, sold it’s heart and soul to the highest bidder on Tuesday during a seaside auction that put old boxes of cigars, cash registers, and classic neon beer signs on the block. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011

Gerritsen Beach

Police occupy Gerritsen Beach on Halloween to keep teens in check

No incidents of egg-throwing or general mischief were reported Monday in Gerritsen Beach when an army of officers from two precincts — along with former marine George Broadhead and pal Charlie Hogan, above, — ensured this year’s holiday was more treat then trick. Comments (4).
Coney Island

Going once! Going twice! Coney’s Cha Cha’s goes on the block today

Cha Cha’s, the Coney Island institution that rivaled Ruby’s Olde Time Bar in honky-tonk feel on the Boardwalk is selling itself — to the highest bidder. Comment.

Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011

Gerritsen Beach

Holler-ween! Marine vet’s whistle-blowing team to keep eye on teens this Halloween

A Marine Corps veteran who led combat missions in the Korean War has organized a security patrol to make sure Halloween mischief-makers in Gerritsen Beach are kept in check. Comments (2).

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