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1 Gentile Accepts Democratic Nod For Grimm’s Seat

Councilman Vincent Gentile was selected as the Democratic candidate for the 11th Congressional District last night and will face off with prosecutor Daniel Donovan for the seat vacated by ex-Congressman Michael Grimm. Gentile released a statement accepting the nod today: I am honored to…

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1 11 Awesome Purim Parties Around Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay’s Jewish institutions prove that there’s more than just one way to celebrate Purim. With disco and dining, kids and cooking, carnivals and comedy, there’s something for everybody this year. The Jewish holiday kicks off next Wednesday evening. Celebrating…

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Maria Vinograndova, 86, Killed By Nightgown Blaze

An elderly neighbor died in a tragic accident Tuesday night after her nightgown caught fire while she was cooking. The Daily News reports: The 87-year-old woman, identified by police sources as Maria Vinograndova, was discovered by her granddaughter dead with burns on her face, torso, arms and feet on the kitchen floor of her apartment on…

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Sheepshead Bay Area Rental Roundup

Looking for a new place to call home? We’ve rounded up a bunch of apartments that are currently available to rent in and around Sheepshead Bay — take a look at the details, and let us know what you think. Lots of luck in your search! Two-Bedroom In A House Available: Immediately Price: $1,400, plus broker…

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Monuments Shop Replaces Kosher Pizzeria On Jerome Avenue

Pizza is dead. Long live pizza. The 1730 Jerome Avenue storefront that has for years been occupied by various kosher pizzerias is now a monuments shop, selling tombstones and other memorials “for all cemeteries.” The shop opened up some time in the past week, taking up the storefront that’s been empty since July 2014 when…