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Friday, March 16, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

City: No waterfront access for Brigham St. park

Boaters think that a public dock would be a boon for the area, but city officials say no way. Comment.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Coney Island

March is the new August!

Almost everyone was outside enjoying the 71-degree weather yesterday. Where were we? Stuck inside — writing this weather story! Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Hit the brakes! Stalled Belt Parkway rehab starts next month

The city says all of the work will be done at night. Comment.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Rep. Bob Turner runs for Senate to save career

The rookie GOPer announced that he’ll run against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. He just needs $15 million and a lot of luck! Comments (1).
Coney Island

Cyclones bring Donnelly back!

The most coveted job in all of baseball (yes, of all baseball) is Rich Donnelly’s again. Comment.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Fishing fleet floundering under blackfish ban

The state cut blackfish season short in New York this year, and Sheepshead Bay fishermen say business has never been the same — and now it looks like the state’s decision was made on bad information. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Youth uprising! Upstart political club vows to take on the GOP — and the Democratic establishment

Jennifer Thorpe-Moscon is ready to take on the Kings County Democratic Party — as soon as she finds a place to hold her meetings. Comments (4).
Speak Out

Concrete Boardwalk for Coney? Lou says ‘no way.’

This week, america’s oldest and most cherished columnist Lou Powsner says that in his nearly 93-years, he has never heard of anything as absurd as a concrete Boardwalk. Comments (1).

Monday, March 12, 2012

Coney Island

City: Concrete, plastic to replace Boardwalk’s wood

The city’s Public Design Commission gave the Parks Department the go ahead to rip out the Brighton Beach Boardwalk and replace it with concrete and plastic slabs, leaving longtime residents and preservationists outraged. Comments (2).
Brighton Beach

Parents: Save Grady High!

Parents, teachers and students say Grady High School has improved over the last two years and shouldn’t be closed this summer. The city disagrees, claiming Grady is far from a grade-A school. Comments (2).

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