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Business Little Angel Children's Boutique at 1605 Avenue Z
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Children’s clothing and accessory store Little Angel is expanding, taking over the neighboring storefront. The business has been at 1605 Avenue Z for five years, ever since they moved off Sheepshead Bay Road in 2010, where they operated under the name “Socks & More…”. Apparently, business has been good, because they’ve now taken over Art-3…

Business infinite
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We’ve been wondering for a while what will take over the newly renovated storefronts at the corner of Avenue Z and East 16th Street, so we’re happy to see that the first tenant is announcing itself. Infinite Auto Leasing put up signs at the 1518 Avenue Z corner spot, the largest of the storefronts in…

Police & Fire Source: NYPD
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A girl believed to be around 15 years old pummeled a 53-year-old woman on the streets of Gravesend, swiping her pocketbook before running off, cops say. Now authorities are looking for help identifying the girl, whose image was captured by surveillance cameras at a nearby store. The incident took place at approximately 8:30pm on December 15.…

Police & Fire
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An attempted carjacking on East 6th Street near Avenue Z was stopped in its tracks when the suspect was scared off by a passenger’s screaming. Cops say a 59-year-old woman was parking her car at the intersection just after 3pm on Thursday, January 1, when a man jumped into the back seat. The man demanded the…

Business
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The Log Cabin, one of Sheepshead Bay’s oldest bars, has slashed its storefront in half and is now going by the name The Brass Rail. Established in 1987, the local staple at 2123 Avenue Z took up two storefronts on the corner of East 22nd Street for decades. But the owners reduced its footprint some…

News & Features
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Coney Island Hospital (2601 Ocean Parkway) is slated to construct a new, resilient building to house critical services, ensuring that Southern Brooklyn’s only major medical center will continue without significant service interruptions in the case of another weather event like Superstorm Sandy The new building, as well as a planned 1,720-foot flood wall, is being funded using part…

Police & Fire
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Cops believe the same man is behind a handful of incidents in Sheepshead Bay in which the suspect posed as a police officer, flashed a gun and demanded property before running off. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 35 years old, 5’7″ tall and approximately 160 lbs, and is believed to have…

Police & Fire
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Cops are hunting a man that they believe is responsible for four muggings at gunpoint in Sheepshead Bay, Gravesend, Gerritsen Beach and Mill Basin. Police say their man is a black male in his mid-20s, between 6’0″ to 6’2″, with a light complexion and last seen wearing rectangular eyeglasses. He was slightly unshaven, and may…

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