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6 Pols Slam City’s Concrete Boardwalk Plan At Rally

Public Advocate Letitia James, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, and Comptroller Scott Stringer joined local politicians, community members, and activists Sunday to express their outrage at the Parks Department’s concrete makeover of the Coney Island Riegelmann Boardwalk. Despite the heavy rain and winds, more…

Opinion
3 The Commute: Reinventing The MTA – Part 3 Of 3

THE COMMUTE: Last week, we criticized the MTA Reinvention Commission Report for the lack of specifics it provided. Rather than discussing how to reinvent the MTA, the report provided justification regarding past and current MTA projects and suggested some new…

Arts & Culture
0 Morning Mug: This Looks Like My Weekend

A blur. Unlike my weekend, however, this is a very artistic blur. Photo by Ronnie Solomon Morning Mug is our daily showcase of photographs from our readers. If you have a photograph that you’d like to see featured, send it to photos@sheepsheadbites.com.

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61st Precinct Crime Statistics: 1/5/2015 – 1/11/2015

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.

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Sheepshead Bay Area Apartment Rental Roundup

Looking for a new place to call home? Sheepshead Bites has got you covered. Our rental roundup showcases some of the deals on the market now. If you know of a great place available for rent or are a broker representing a property you want included, contact Dina [at]cornernewsmedia [dot]com. No Fee One Bed Price: $1,400,…

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Sheepshead Bay Road’s Chayhana Salom Makes NY Times’ Best Cheap Eats List

A hearty congratulations to our neighbors Chayhana Salom, an Uzbeki restaurant at 1652 Sheepshead Bay Road that made the New York Times’ list of 10 best cheap eats of 2014 today. It’s been a booming two years for the restaurant. Opening just days before Superstorm Sandy, it was put out of commission by the flood…

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La Diva Boutique On Jerome Avenue Closed For Good

Women’s clothing store La Diva Boutique is now closed. The business, located at 1621 Jerome Avenue, shuttered in recent weeks and a “For Rent” sign was slapped onto the window. It’s not clear how long the business has been around for, or why it closed. La Diva is not to be confused with Gift Diva, a business…