Browsing: ave z

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…

Business
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Ocean Warehouse Liquors & Wine is setting up shop at 2965 Ocean Avenue, just north of Avenue Z. The new business put signs up a week or two ago, but hasn’t yet rolled up its gates to customers. It replaces Kamron, a relatively short-lived Eastern European market, which itself replaces Ocean Bagels. That business took…

Business
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Ink-lovers take note, KasTattoo, formerly of Coney Island Avenue, has been resurrected in a new storefront  on Avenue Z, half a mile away from their previous location. The new location, at 2103 Avenue Z, opened less than a month ago. It replaces the offices of ZRealty Services. The owner, Kas Vilkas, wrote to tell us to…

Arts & Culture
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C’mon, it was either “out of this world” or “stellar.” Maybe “cosmic”? Whatever spacey word choice you prefer, it’s awesome. Local photographer Jeff Newman captured this photo of last night’s supermoon, assisted by Kim Patrick Clow, who submitted it to us. Supermoons occur when the moon, while full, swings closest to Earth in its orbit,…

Opinion
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It’s not the first time we’ve asked that question, and the answer we’ve gotten in the past from readers and local officials is “No.” Yet, following the mid-July meeting between Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz and Department of Sanitation Borough Superintendent Joe Lupo, in which the pol said Lupo agreed “immediate action needs to be taken,” it seems…

Police & Fire
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It appears a driver lost control of his car on Monday, swerving across Avenue Z and slamming into the garage door of 1702 Avenue Z at East 17th Street. The accident happened at approximately 6:30 p.m., according to tipster Mike Nemoy, who sent the photos and the following note: I didn’t see the accident itself,…

Business
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The folks over at Tete-a-Tete Cafe (2601 East 14th Street) are teaming up with the Shorefront Y, the Kings Bay Y, the JCC of Bensonhurst and several other organizations to help raise money for area children with special needs. From now until June 8 – exactly one month from today – the cafe will be…

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