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If you are feeling overwhelmed by the lasting repercussions from Superstorm Sandy, the Bay Improvement Group (BIG) will be partnering with Project HOPE to offer a 90-minute support group session with professional counselors for Sheepshead Bay residents impacted by the storm. The session will be held behind closed doors from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m., on…

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The Bay Improvement Group is holding its 20th Annual Holiday Toy Drive and Celebrity Concert this Sunday, December 19. The group is inviting all members of the community down to St. Mark Catholic School auditorium to contribute unwrapped new toys for needy kids throughout the area, and enjoy a free musical performance. Enough toys were…

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Despite bitter cold, roughly 100 people joined Bay Improvement Group organizers at St. Mark’s Catholic School last night for their annual Holiday Caroling and Toy Drive and Celebrity Concert. President Steve Barrison said approximately 180 kids benefited from this year’s drive, with more than 205 toys collected last night. An additional 40 to 50 had…

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We interrupt this holiday vacation to bring you news of a very special event. Bay Improvement Group’s 19th Annual Holiday Caroling and Toy Drive is holding it’s rain/snow date today! The group originally planned to have the event December 19, but snow pushed it back to post-holiday times. As a result, they’ve dropped the “caroling”…

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Although it was a cold, spring afternoon this past Sunday, May 17, 2009, with skies threatening to rain, the turnout was still in the thousands. The band that played, “Legendary Lead Guitarist of Supergroup Vanilla Fudge Vince Martell” sounded great and performed one song after another. We arrived later in the afternoon and they were…

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Tomorrow marks the 16th year of Bayfest, Sheepshead Bay’s annual waterfront street fair organized by the Bay Improvement Group (BIG). The event takes place on Emmons Ave and kicks off at noon. From the event’s website: Bayfest is Brooklyn’s biggest waterfront event and is the only vendor-free street fair in all of NYC. Now in…