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Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012

Big Screecher

Carmine heads to the city — for lunch, not art

This week, Carmine goes off on how much the city has changed since they put in that wacky-looking museum! Comments (1).

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

‘Bert and Ernie’ mugged in Sheepshead Bay!

A muppet-hating marauder looted a kiddie ride depicting the famed Sesame Street characters, taking $300 in quarters. Comment.
BoroBeat

Nursing home celebrates Russian Orthodox Christmas

Residents of the Shore View Nursing Home in Brighton Beach were treated to a festive holiday play on Jan. 7 in celebration of the Russian Orthodox Christmas. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Q attack! Thugs jump 20-year-old straphanger

Plus a smattering of other crimes from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Goons attack 12-year-old on 17th Avenue

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012

Coney Island

Let’s roll! Marty wants casinos on Coney Island

Wonder Wheel, meet the roulette wheel. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Bensonhurst is home to borough’s last Blockbuster

The video rental empire, which once boasted stores in nearly every neighborhood, may be down to its last one in Brooklyn. Comments (1).
Coney Island

New Year’s Day attack on Surf Avenue

A bloody stabbing on W. 12th Street leaves a man with cuts to his legs and face. Plus a smattering of other crimes from Coney Island’s 60th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012

Coney Island

Homeless camping on Coney Island Creek

Five men are living in a shanty town near Six Diamonds Park that features a vegetable garden — and a Jet Ski! Comments (2).
Speak Out

Gerrymandered Bensonhurst lacks leadership

This week, Lou waxes poetically about the neighborhood’s four-headed leadership. Comments (3).

Monday, Jan. 9, 2012

Bensonhurst

More iTrapment tales! Bensonhurst man says cops tricked him into buying stolen smart phone

Malik Shahzed is one of two new people speaking out against the NYPD’s controversial iPhone sting. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

New Randazzo’s ‘hoagie hub’ coming to Sheepshead Bay

Get ready for a sandwich war: the Sheepshead Bay seafood staple plans to go up against Jimmy’s Famous Heroes. Comments (2).

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