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By Aliza Chasan Two years after Superstorm Sandy, one park in Gravesend is just now getting power back. Though the streets in the area didn’t see much above-ground flooding, the storm’s salt waters managed to corrode the underground wiring serving the park at the corner of McDonald Avenue and Avenue S. As a result, the McDonald…

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The 61st Precinct is alerting neighbors to a slew of burglaries in the Homecrest area, all of which happened in the middle of the night while the homeowners slept in their beds. The first incident took place October 1, at 10:30pm, when the thief or thieves entered a home on East 13th Street near Avenue…

Arts & Culture
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The trailer for Bill Murray’s new flick, St. Vincent, was released last week and it’s chock full of shots of Marine Park. Scenes for the movie were filmed across the neighborhood throughout most of the summer last year, especially around Batchelder Street, Avenue S, Avenue T, Avenue U, East 26th Street and East 27th Street (where they…

Real Estate
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People with very deep pockets are shelling out serious dough to buy homes in Gravesend, breaking records for the most expensive properties in all of Brooklyn. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that homes in the community are sought out by observant Jews looking to live close to the neighborhood’s synagogues and community centers. Gravesend, which…

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An ex-Ghostbuster might be roaming around your neighborhood toting along some film-making buddies. Sources have tipped us off that none other than Bill Murray, aka the greatest man of our times, is shooting a movie called St. Vincent in Marine Park. The shoot has been going on the past few weeks, capturing scenes around Marine…

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