Monthly Archives: June, 2012

News & Features
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Woohoo! Tonight is the Sheepshead Bites Fourth Birthday Party, celebrating four years of coverage and community-building that we’re quite proud of. But before the party kicks off, here are a few things you should know: Music and festivities begin at 8:00 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. The venue’s location is 3000 Emmons Avenue, at…

Events
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The Southern Brooklyn Democrats group will be hosting a meet and greet with local pols Senator Diane Savino and Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz. Another guest speaker who may be in attendance is from the Transit Workers Union. The meeting will be held on Monday, July 2 at 7 p.m. at 1706 Sheepshead Bay Road. The group…

Business
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The following is a greeting paid for by Ridgewood Savings Bank Happy fourth birthday Sheepshead Bites. Here’s to many more years of serving the community together!  — Ridgewood Savings Bank, 2520 East 17th Street & Avenue Y (718) 615-4810 The above is a paid greeting from Ridgewood Savings Bank.  If you would like to make…

News & Features
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Activists blast Community Board member selection process, demand more transparency: The president of a local civic association and another active member of the community slammed the Community Board appointment process for a lack of fairness and transparency at Community Board 15’s final meeting of the season on Tuesday. Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association President Ed Jaworski led…

Police & Fire
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CompStat reports are produced by the New York Police Department on a weekly basis. We summarize the week’s statistics for the 61st Precinct reports every Friday. The 61st Precinct is the police command responsible for Sheepshead Bay, Gravesend, Kings Highway, Homecrest, Madison, Manhattan Beach, and Gerritsen Beach.

Business
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Is everyone ready for ShadowLock to throw a conniption over the sign design? No? Too bad. He’s going to do it anyway. Whatever. Infinity Cut’z Barber Shop is now open at 1618 Sheepshead Bay Road. Try not to hurt yourself wondering if Cut’z is pronounced cuts, cutzzz, cut-ts, cute-z….

Education
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Cricket is one of the fastest growing sports in America, and it is extremely popular in Brooklyn. And high school teams are picking up steam. Who knew? The top cricket players of New York City’s high schools were selected to partake in the 2012 NYC Mayor’s Cup High School Cricket All-Star Game this Saturday at…

Arts & Culture
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For a moment I thought, “Why is he sending my a photo of a train from the ’40s,” until I realized that he gave it the old vintage sepia treatment using the now-defunct Picnik. It was shot just a month ago, using a Samsung SGH-I727 (a smartphone). Photo by Allan Shweky

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