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Friday, April 19, 2013

BoroBeat

Celebrating the life of Jackie Robinson

Some Brooklyn kids took a trip see the new movie “42: The Jackie Robinson Story,” meet a Mets Hall of Fame player, and a former pro player all on April 15 — Jackie Robinson Day. Comment.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Coney Island

Beep’s Childs play: Old Coney relic will become new amphitheater

Borough President Markowitz revealed his new dream for a Coney Island amphitheater at his final state of the borough address, bringing new life to the legendary Childs Restaurant and giving a permanent home to his long-running Seaside Summer Concert series. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

A scoop of classic Carvel

This family owned franchise kicks it old school. Comments (1).
Brighton Beach

Towering toilets rile residents

Residents of the Oceana Condominiums in Brighton Beach took to the Boardwalk once again on Sunday to protest against the city’s plans to build a high-rise, flood-resistant bathroom on the beach in front of their luxury abodes, where they pay top dollar for their view of the ocean — not a latrine. Comment.
BoroBeat

Grandmothers compete for crown

The annual Your Highness Grandmother pageant saw Brighton Beach grandmothers pull out all the stops to be crowned queen. Comment.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Coney Island

You won’t find another deal this good on a pre-owned Eldorado!

In the market for a sleek, pre-owned car with great gas mileage that a little old lady used to drive back and forth to bump into people? Comment.

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