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Coney Island Gang Members Sentenced For Deadly 2012 Stabbing

Two Coney Island men were sentenced Wednesday for a bloody 2012 stabbing attack against rival gang members that left one man dead and another with slash wounds to his throat, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced. Alex “Shorty” Escamilla and Heiberto “Big Boy” Guerrero received sentences of  21 years to life in prison and 20…


Sheepshead Bay Apartment Rental Roundup

Looking for a new place to call home? We’ve rounded up a bunch of intriguing Sheepshead Bay apartment listings — take a look at the details, and let us know what you think. Lots of luck in your search! Newly-Reno’ed 2BR In Homecrest Area Available: Immediately Price: $1,700 Size: Two bedrooms, one bathroom Details: Located…


Macy’s Backstage Opens For Business On Emmons Avenue

Customers poured into Brooklyn’s first Macy’s Backstage at the Loehmann’s Seaport Plaza — one of six pilot locations opening this fall for the company’s new discount stores — immediately after a Wednesday morning ribbon-cutting ceremony. “Welcome to Backstage,” Peter Sachse, Macy’s chief for innovation and business development, announced before the ribbon cutting. “We at Macy’s have…