Browsing: ave z

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…

Business
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Sheepshead Bay Road-staple Anatolian Gyro has moved off the main thoroughfare to a brand new storefront around the corner, and is now serving its yummy Turkish treats at the new location. We announced the move was forthcoming back in October, with a planned opening date in January. As usual, permit holdups and inspector delays pushed…

Police & Fire
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Police are on the hunt for two men wanted for a string of armed robberies at three local delis, including A & H Deli at 1202 Avenue Z, which they visited at least three times. The incidents happened between the beginning of October up until this past Sunday, and most of the attempts have been…

Events
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A local holistic wellness center on Avenue Z is offering acupuncture sessions to any Superstorm Sandy-affected neighbors this Saturday. Advaita Center, located at 2618 Avenue Z, second floor, let us know earlier this week about the offer. It’s open to anyone feeling the effects of the storm. Wendy Henry, who runs the center, tells us…

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