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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Brighton Beach

Feds fine contractor behind deadly Brighton Beach building collapse

One worker died and four others were injured during the November collapse — which federal authorities now say was a Midwood-based construction company’s fault. Comment.
BoroBeat

NYPD reaches out to Muslim youth

Officials from the NYPD, the FBI, and the Department of Homeland Security showed off their gear to Muslim students for the second year in a row. Comments (7).

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Coney Island

Boardwalk war! Rockaway repairs have Coney faithful spitting nails

A city decision to repair an outer-borough boardwalk with wood has opponents of the Coney Island Boardwalk’s upcoming concrete makeover accusing the Parks Department of turning back on its word. Comments (3).
BoroBeat

Sheepshead Bay celebrates Memorial Day early

The annual parade brought out more than 450 residents who paid tribute to the service members who made the ultimate sacrifice. For all the red, white, and blue festivities, see our slideshow. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Cops: Tire popper hit E. 27th Street

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

GOP T-shirt maker: I’m going to succeed Rep. Ed Towns

A Republican Sheepshead Bay T-shirt maker has his sights set on taking over a longtime Democratic congressional seat that now contains conservative-leaning neighborhoods such as Marine Park and Bergen Beach. Comment.
BoroBeat

Record number of visitors flock to BayFest

Visitors flocked to Emmons Avenue to see bands, party with neighbors and friends, and enjoy Sunday’s perfect weather. For all the fun, see our slideshow. Comments (2).
BoroBeat

PS 52 students jump around for a good cause

Youngsters at the Sheepshead Bay school put their jump rope skills to the test to raise money for the American Heart Association. Check out the fun they had in our slideshow. Comment.
Coney Island

Cops: Vandals trash woman’s apartment

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Coney Island

Everything you need to know about Coney Island this summer

The ocean-side escape seemed fixed in time for decades — but now it’s in the middle of a major renaissance. Comment.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Brighton Beach

Kitty hoarder on the hunt for new pet-friendly digs

A Brighton Beach cat hoarder about to be evicted from her apartment for having too many kitties is hunting for a new home with a pet-friendly policy. Comment.

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