Author Lara Mondrus

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The Miramar Yacht Club at 3050 Emmons Avenue has released their Sailing Basics programs for this spring and summer. There will be an opportunity to explore sailing on Sunday May 1, at 11 a.m. There is also a free seek and sail event on June 18. Prices for the program are $75 for students and $120…

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Assemblyman Cymbrowitz’s mobile community office will be visiting the Kings Highway Brooklyn Public Library at 2115 Ocean Avenue, on Friday, April 8, from 2 to 4 p.m. A staff member will be in attendance to discuss local issues and answer questions from the community. Call (718) 743-4078 for more information.

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The Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association (MBNA) is holding their meeting tonight, Monday, April 4, at 8 p.m. at P.S. 195 (131 Irwin Street).

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Help make the roads of your neighborhood safer! Transportation Alternatives, a transportation advocacy group, just released their “Neighborhood Traffic Monitoring Toolkit.” The toolkit offers tips on choosing an intersection in a neighborhood to document, working with community boards, precinct community councils, and recruiting volunteers. There are also sample letters to send to community leaders, police…

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Here’s news that’s nice and sweet. Arbuz, at 1706 Sheepshead Bay Road, is holding their very own happy hour where all frozen yogurt products will be 50 percent off. The happy hour will run every weekday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. throughout April. Oh, it’s April 1, eh? Looks like we know where we’re…

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Here we go again. A new month means new Q train troubles. Q train service will be suspended between 57 Street in Manhattan and Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn during the times noted below. You can take the N train instead. Trains will also run every 30 minutes between Atlantic Avenue and Stillwell Avenue. These disruptions…

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About a year ago, we posted about some of the best traditional barbershops for men in our area. Thanks to Wandering NYC, there’s another special one to add to the list. This barbershop is called Joe and Bart’s Unisex Salon and is located at 2087 Haring Street, north of Avenue U. Wandering NYC writes: When…

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Remember this idiot, who tore up a parked car because he didn’t know how to handle the plow? If a snow plow truck damaged anything that you own in the wake of the December 26 storm, including your home, your car, or your self, you may receive compensation from the city if you haven’t already.…

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If you think Coney Island is all sorts of wild now, you should have seen it 100 years ago. Coney Island was once a place filled with unforgettable freak shows and spectacles that would be controversial today. A typical day in Coney Island between 1890 and 1915 would mean seeing shows that included everything from…

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The Turkish Cultural Center at 245 Avenue U will have a presentation on music’s healing powers tonight, March 30, at 7 p.m. Julie Ann Cunningham, a freelance writer and musician, will discuss her recent article in The Fountain Magazine titled “Music of the Spheres,” which explored different cultures and their use of music to heal…

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