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Thursday, May 23, 2013

Sheepshead Bay

Once agian, homeless find a home under Belt Parkway, residents want them gone

A flock of homeless men have come into Sheepshead Bay to squat along a favored stretch of Ocean Parkway, and some residents want them to leave. Comments (1).
BoroBeat

You can build it — Boardwalk tour teaches kids about construction careers

Meet the builders of tomorrow! Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Destroyed a week before opening, Jumpin’ Bean finally opens

The Storm of the Century couldn’t stop this bean from jumpin’! Comments (3).

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Coney Island

Nowhere to go! Coney bathrooms won’t be ready for Memorial Day

The beach will be ready — but the bathrooms won’t! Comment.
BoroBeat

Run, Brooklyn, run! From Prospect Park to the Boardwalk — joggers run the borough

About 22,000 joggers — including New Zealand Olympian Kim Smith — pounded 13-plus miles of pavement between Prospect Park and Coney Island on May 18, wrapping up in front of Ruby’s Bar on the Boardwalk. It was all part of the Brooklyn Half, an increasingly popular run designed to boost business in the most populous borough. Comment.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Coney Island

Trading races: Ridge Republican moves campaign to Coney

A Tea Party Republican is making the move from Bay Ridge to Coney Island in hopes of finding a smoother ride into the City Council. Comments (64).

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Gerritsen Beach

Suspect arrested in grisly Gerritsen Beach murder

Cops have arrested a man from Maine for the murder of a 14-year-old girl in Flatbush, whose burnt and buried body was found on Brooklyn’s southern coast in Gerritsen Beach over four-months ago. Comment.

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