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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNFTeLiT1IA A shoplifter got more than he bargained for when he tried to jack several containers of instant coffee from the shelf of an Avenue J Supermarket. Samir Samedon’s crime, which took place at an Associated Supermarket (1413 Avenue J), prompted a wild chase involving three Sanitation workers, Flatbush Shomrim, and State Senator Simcha Felder, according…

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It was a whodunnit of proportions usually seen on Saturday morning children’s cartoons. A crime was in progress, but the suspect had left the scene. How will they find him? Oh, the criminal mastermind left footprints in the snow. That’s what happened yesterday, allowing officers from the NYPD’s 70th Precinct and the Flatbush Shomrim to…

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The beloved dough-tossers at Midwood’s Di Fara Pizza were forced to defend themselves against allegations that they existed only to feed New York City’s elite, after mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio declared it his favorite pizza. The issue surfaced after the Daily News, in yet another hard-hitting policy report (akin to the “So… would ya’…

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People looking for some cheap hot coffee while waiting in line for some Di Fara Pizza (1424 Avenue J) this winter have a new place to visit. A brand new 7-Eleven has opened at 1523 Avenue J at the corner of East 16th Street in Midwood. Cafe 16 previously occupied the spot right next to the…

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You see it everywhere in Southern Brooklyn; bins overflowing with garbage, trash strewn across the streets and collecting over sewer gutters. It is getting so bad that it is hard to blame people for littering when the alternative consists of trying to balance your coffee cup on a trash pyramid. CBS is reporting that residents…

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A swastika was found in Midwood, scrawled on top of a Courier Life news box. Israel Nation News is reporting that they discovered the hate graffiti posted on Facebook by a concerned citizen but little action has been taken as of yet. The swastika was discovered on the corner of Avenue J and East 14th…

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A car crash in Midwood turned fatal when Zahurul Alam lost control of his Lexus and slammed into a tree early Sunday morning. The New York Daily News is reporting that Alam lost his life and injured his two friends who were along for the ride. The accident happened at 2:45 a.m. Sunday, as Alam headed…

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Yoseph Robinson, the fallen Jamaican hip-hop artist turned Orthodox Jew, will be honored with a street conaming at the intersection of Avenue J and Nostrand Avenue. According to a press release issued by Councilman Jumaane Williams, the legislation to honor Robinson was passed unanimously by the City Council and signed into law by Mayor Michael…

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I have to admit, I am a little wary of writing this article. The daily lines to get a slice of Di Fara’s incredibly perfect pizza are already so long that I am loath to spread the word of the new spinoff spot located just a few doors down (1012 East 15th Street) that features an expanded…

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