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If you passed by Snowimage at 1214 Kings Highway recently, you’d think it was closing down. Who could blame you? There’s a big “STORE CLOSING” sign, and another “For Rent” sign below it. In reality, it looks like it will continue to be a clothing and accessory store, just under new management and a different…

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weu06i_zzzw&feature=youtu.be Several Bensonhurst and Brighton Beach healthcare professionals were indicted today following a massive undercover healthcare fraud investigation. The 199-count indictment, which names 23 defendants – including nine doctors – alleges they they lured “patients” from low-income neighborhoods, homeless shelters, and welfare offices to corrupt medical clinics for unnecessary tests with the promise of free footwear like sneakers,…

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Four Mill Basin youths have been indicted for their connection to an attack on two NYPD officers outside of a Bensonhurst home last month, which left an off-duty detective badly beaten. Joseph Nacmias, Jason Chalhon, Vito Morgera, and Michael Peterson, all 17-year-olds, have been variously charged in a six-count indictment with second-degree assault, third-degree assault, resisting arrest, and…

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What is The Little Gym? The Little Gym is the world’s premier experimental learning and physical development franchise for children ages 4 months through 12 years. Using a structured curriculum and a Three-Dimensional Learning approach, children build their confidence as they develop the key physical, social, and life skills needed at each stage of childhood.…

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The owners of Uzbek-Korean fusion restaurant Cafe At Your Mother-in-Law, with locations in Brighton Beach and Bensonhurst, is considering further expansion and even franchising. We met up with them at their Bensonhurst location, tucked into 19th Avenue just off of 86th Street, where the eatery’s orange sign is easy to miss if you don’t read Russian (the English…

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Several “underdeveloped areas” of Brooklyn can be used to build affordable housing – including municipal parking lots in Brighton Beach, Bensonhurst, and Midwood – according to a new report by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. The parking lots, like one facing the Riegelmann Boardwalk between Brighton 2nd Street and Brighton 4th Street, can be sold to create approximately 2,000 affordable housing units,…

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Several local schools are receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars each for repairs, upgrades and improvements as part of a $3.1 million allocation by Borough President Eric Adams to education institutions across the borough. The beep today unveiled 16 school-related capital projects that will benefit from the allocation, which was packed into the city’s Fiscal…

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After a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Bensonhurst last month, the city announced today that vaccine-treated bait will be placed around Southern Brooklyn to prevent the potential spread of the virus. Raccoons will be vaccinated using bait containing oral rabies vaccine in parks, public green spaces, and on private property along the southern border…

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Mayor Bill de Blasio appears to be avoiding Southern Brooklyn neighborhoods that supported his electoral rival, Joe Lhota, including Sheepshead Bay and Bensonhurst, according to a report in the New York Observer. The outlet reports that de Blasio has held press conferences in neighborhoods where he performed well in November’s elections, but has failed to appear…

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