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Health west nile virus

It’s peak mosquito season, and this summer, many of the little buggers are carrying the potentially deadly West Nile virus, health officials warned this week. Neighbors are advised to stay indoors tomorrow night as pesticide trucks spray down southern Brooklyn neighborhoods where the disease-carrying mosquitoes are concentrated. A Brooklyn man was hospitalized Sunday in the…

News community board 13

After eight, long, leaderless months, Community Board [CB] 13 is looking to hire a new district manager. The community board — which handles municipal issues in Coney Island, Seagate, as well as parts of Brighton Beach, Gravesend, and Bensonhurst — will be collecting resumes until August 3, according to a job posting on its website.…

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Looking for a way to get away without the hassle of taking a trip? Brooklyn Staycation is your guide to taking a breather without ever leaving the borough. Each week, we will zoom in on different Brooklyn neighborhood. Today, we will take you on a walk through Bensonhurst and its oceanside annex Bath Beach. Check…

Transportation 19th avenue road work

Pesky potholes, be gone! Numerous crater-pocked streets throughout Bensonhurst, Gravesend, Borough Park, and Coney Island will be touched up this summer, announced City Council members Mark Treyger and David Greenfield this week. Treyger and Greenfield worked closely with Brooklyn Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Keith Bray to identify the streets across the 44th and 47th Districts that…

Business snowimage

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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