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Business Popeyes is opening a new location at 709 Brighton Beach Avenue.

Popeyes, the Louisiana-style fried chicken franchise, is moving into Brighton Beach. The new location on Brighton Beach Avenue, between Coney Island Avenue and Brighton 7th Street, is currently under construction. A peek through the brown paper coverings over the windows revealed stacks of tables and chairs among clusters of boxes inside the darkened storefront. Popeyes did…

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When Superstorm Sandy’s record-setting 13-foot surge rolled into southern Brooklyn, it overwhelmed the city’s aging sewer infrastructure. Millions of gallons of ocean water mixed underground in the city’s stormwater and sewage pipes, which are part of the same system, and burst out of the ground into streets, businesses, and homes. Thousands of houses, many of which…

News Borough President Eric Adams speaking outside the Turkish American Eyüp Sultan Cultural Center.

Borough President Adams joined with leaders from the Turkish Muslim community Friday to denounce the Daily News’ insensitive portrayal of a Brighton Beach mosque. “This mosque was used on the same page as ISIS and it gave the impression to people in the city that this mosque is participating in violent behavior, which is not…

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A state-sponsored cleanup effort has purged a Brighton Beach lot of toxic chemicals, paving the way for the location to be turned into medical offices, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz announced Friday. According to Cymbrowitz’s office, the plot of land at 3140 Coney Island Avenue, near Ocean View Avenue, was contaminated with poisonous organic chemicals from a dry cleaning…

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