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The Seven Bridges Project on the Belt Parkway sure is plodding along, but we’re sure there are still plenty among you wondering why the heck such a large-scale project needed to be done. Well, worry not. Crazeenydriver is here to explain it to you… and with a spectacular Brooklyn accent. In Crazee’s video, Exploring The Belt Parkway…

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It’ll soon be a year since we first reported a seal sighting at the dock of the Miramar Yacht Club. The adorable animal was seen just lounging around, getting his tan on. At the time a yacht club member said he has never seen a seal in the waters of Sheepshead Bay; it was unheard of.…

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Residents of the Bel-Air building at 2775 East 12th Street are being allowed to return to their homes after a fire forced them to evacuate on Saturday. Sheepshead Bites visited the building today and found residents buzzing about the building’s entrance, many carrying bags. It was hopefully the end of the two-day ordeal, in which…

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Seth Kushner, a Sheepshead Bay native and now famous photographer, recently wrote a piece on Welcome to Trip City about his love for comic books – and his early adventures going to several stores in the area where he got his fix. “There must have been lots of comic books stores around Brooklyn back then, but when…

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A Midwood veteran who was severely injured while honorably serving his country in Iraq is finally going home after waiting 28 months to be medically discharged by the U.S. Army. “It’s been a waiting game for a long, long time,” said Sam Angert in the New York Daily News. “I just wanted to start my life…

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It’s hard to be a reporter in Southern Brooklyn and not run into Todd Maisel now and again. If you find yourself at a halfway decent crime, accident or disaster scene, chances are you’ll see Maisel darting to-and-fro, whipping his cameras around to take a shot, and trading banter with the emergency responders that won’t…

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The Bloomberg administration is pushing a plan to help restore the existing wetlands throughout the city, and the city has released a draft of its strategy to restore the natural environments along New York City’s waterfront. The initiative originates from a directive signed by Bloomberg in 2009, ordering relevant city agencies to create a strategy…

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A former New York City hoop star/current St. Edmund Preparatory High School (2474 Ocean Avenue) basketball coach is doing her best to fight her stage four breast cancer… and the medical bills its bringing in. Rockaway Beach native Clare Droesch was diagnosed with cancer this past November, and the disease has already spread to her…

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Instead of shelling out thousands of dollars on a prison consultant before pleading guilty, former State Senator Carl Kruger could have just talked to someone who was in his shoes a couple of years ago. Formerly incarcerated Missouri State Senator Jeff Smith appeared on The Brooklyn Politics Show to talk about his time in prison, and he offered…

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With New York State set to lose two of its 29 congressional seats in the House of Representatives, the Democrats hope a Republican’s seat isn’t one of them. Democrats are hoping that Bob Turner’s seat isn’t on the chopping block because they strongly feel that they can win it back. “I believe it’s a Democratic…

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