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Monday, March 26, 2012

BoroBeat

Lt. Dan actor will rock out in Brooklyn

Gary Sinise, known for his role in “Forrest Gump,” will perform with his Lt. Dan Band to raise money for a Brooklyn-born vet. Comment.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach says ‘Nyet’ to cement Boardwalk plan

Residents are slamming the city’s decision to turn their beloved wooden Boardwalk into a concrete esplanade. Comments (6).
Coney Island

Q&A: Cyclones Manager Rich Donnelly

It’s not always easy having the best job in baseball — but it’s pretty fun. Comment.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Fidler vs. Storobin race too close to call!

Both sides in the special election claim victory — and wait for more than 700 absentee ballots to be counted — as the neck-and-neck fight ended Tuesday night with Storobin celebrating a slim 126-vote lead over Fidler. Comments (4).
Brighton Beach

Cat hoarder to landlord: You gotta be kitten me!

Barbara Berger’s landlord has given her two more months to get rid of her brood of 45 felines, but the unabashed cat lover says she can’t get rid of her beloved pets — and will move out of her $153 a month apartment. Comment.
Coney Island

Astroland founder Jerry Albert dies at 74

The visionary brought ‘standards’ back to Coney Island, friends and associates say. Comment.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Coney Island

Casino lovers: Build a Boardwalk Empire on Coney Island

Now that Albany will allow seven Vegas-style gaming rooms to open in the state, residents want to make sure one of them will be built in the People’s Playground. Comments (1).
Sheepshead Bay

Kruger’s replacement to get eight months

No matter who wins today’s special election, the state senate seat Councilman Lew Fidler and attorney David Storobin are vying for will vanish at the end of December. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Southern Brooklyn smackdown! Our Fidler vs. Storobin cheat sheet

Both men were light on the issues and heavy on the name calling during this short campaign period, so here’s a brief cheat sheet to h Comment.
Coney Island

Handcuffed daredevil escapes underwater tank — in under a minute!

Magician survives his latest feat at the New York Aquarium in Coney Island. Comment.
BoroBeat

It’s out of this world!

PS 253 students and staff took their science fair to the next level — a planetarium the children set up in their Brighton Beach gymnasium. Comments (1).

Monday, March 19, 2012

BoroBeat

Cool science!

Budding inventors and scientists from PS 52 unveiled their projects at this year’s science fair. Check out the fun in our slideshow! Comment.

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