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0 Homeless Man Found Dead In Box Trailer

A 45-year-old homeless man was found dead in a box trailer in Coney Island over the weekend, according to officials. The still-unidentified man, called only Luis, was discovered unresponsive at 3:04am in the parked truck in front of Nick’s Auto Glass shop, located…

News & Features
0 Brooklyn News Roundup

After a busy week, here’s a chance to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! We’ve pulled together some of our favorite recent stories from our sister sites, as well as some other fascinating pieces…

Events
0 Monday: MBNA Meets To Discuss “New” Zoning Issues

The Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association will meet on Monday, and plans to discuss “new” zoning issues with special guest Harold Weinberg, an architect and MBNA member. The group meets March 2 at 7:30pm, at PS 195 (131 Irwin Street). For additional information,…

Real Estate
0 This Weekend’s Sheepshead Bay Open House Picks

We’ve rounded up some of the more interesting open houses happening in and around Sheepshead Bay this weekend. Any thoughts on these places? 2280 Burnett Street #4J List Price: $145,000, $566 maintenance Size: One bedroom, one bathroom Details: Animal lovers, take note –…

News & Features
3 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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Homeless Man Found Dead In Box Trailer

A 45-year-old homeless man was found dead in a box trailer in Coney Island over the weekend, according to officials. The still-unidentified man, called only Luis, was discovered unresponsive at 3:04am in the parked truck in front of Nick’s Auto Glass shop, located at 1523 Neptune Avenue, where he may have worked, say police. Luis was rushed to the…

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This Weekend’s Sheepshead Bay Open House Picks

We’ve rounded up some of the more interesting open houses happening in and around Sheepshead Bay this weekend. Any thoughts on these places? 2280 Burnett Street #4J List Price: $145,000, $566 maintenance Size: One bedroom, one bathroom Details: Animal lovers, take note — this neighborhood straddling co-op is all ready to welcome you and your best furry friend.…

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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…