Author Yafah Sutton

Arts & Culture

All artists with hidden talents looking for an opportunity to display your unique work to others, now is your chance to get others to notice your work! The Department of Transportation and New York Cares invite all artists to participate in their “Barrier Beautification” Project, which commissions artists and designers to beautify the city and…

Arts & Culture

As a child, you may remember visiting your local Brooklyn Public Library every week on “RIF Day.” You may recall the librarian with the glasses way down upon her nose stamping your “special card” each time you made a visit and showed her you library card. Every three times you made a trip down to…

News & Features

For the first time ever, last week, a delegation of Russian-speaking Jews were exclusively invited to attend a meeting in the White House, accompanied by several leaders including Sheepshead Bay’s Leonard Petlakh, the executive director of the Kings Bay YM-YWHA The precise nature and reason for the meeting, which took place on August 6, is…

News & Features

Mayoral candidate and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is making attempts to reduce the fines the city presents to restaurants with health violations, reported the Daily News. Quinn is now in the process of drafting legislation to change New York City’s restaurant-grading system, and thereby help restaurants forced to empty their cash registers due to…

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Local Assemblymembers Alec Brook-Krasny and Steven Cymbrowitz, and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer released the Russian-language edition (pdf.) of the Immigrant’s Rights and Services Manual on Friday at the Shorefront YM-YWHA in Brighton Beach. This pamphlet serves as a resource that educates New York immigrants on their rights, government benefits, and programs. New York City…

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Frequently, Sheepshead Bites receives messages from aggravated co-op apartment building residents, taking issue with their board. In the past, co-op shareholders have even organized anti-board rallies in attempt to overthrow the board. Tomorrow night, frustrated co-op shareholders can express their dissatisfaction and discuss the challenges they face at a town hall meeting in Sheepshead Bay,…

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