Browsing: batchelder st

Police & Fire
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Two men are wanted by the police for allegedly mugging an elderly man on Avenue U and Batchelder Street on Monday. Cops say the men came up behind their 83-year-old victim at approximately 5:10pm on November 10. One grabbed the victim and placed his hand over his mouth. The other rifled through his pockets, snatching…

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…

News & Features
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An elderly woman was arrested after she allegedly tossed it down the trash chute of her Batchelder Street building, causing injuries that led to its death. Cops were called to 2334 Batchelder Street in the Sheepshead – Nostrand Houses at around 5pm on Tuesday, after a neighbor heard the canine’s cries echoing up the shaft leading…

Business
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Tipsters let us know that Pizza D’Amore is preparing to open up shop at 3003 Avenue U, the former storefront of Pizzeria Del Corso and Sammie’s Pizza. It’s the latest outpost for the pizzeria, which also has locations in Mill Basin and Bensonhurst’s Ceasar’s Bay. The storefront is being fully renovated and the exterior got a major facelift.…

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…

News & Features
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The New York City Housing Authority announced this week that they’ve made tremendous strides in slashing the number of backlogged maintenance complaints in city-owned housing complexes, following a scathing “Hall of Shame”-style watchlist released by Public Advocate Bill de Blasio that named three Southern Brooklyn housing projects as among the worst in the city. According…

News & Features
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With residents waiting for more than four years to see repairs to chipped paint, broken floors, smashed windows and malfunctioning electrical outlets – among thousands of other complaints – the Sheepshead Bay-Nostrand Houses are among the most neglected buildings under the New York City Housing Authorities’ management, according to a new “Hall of Shame” list…

News & Features
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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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