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Attention neighbors between the ages of 14 and 24! If you’re looking for a summer job, you can apply now for the city’s Summer Youth Employment Program. Through Friday, April 10, you’ll be able to apply for a summer gig through the program, which provides people with paid employment for up to six weeks in…

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People looking for some cheap hot coffee while waiting in line for some Di Fara Pizza (1424 Avenue J) this winter have a new place to visit. A brand new 7-Eleven has opened at 1523 Avenue J at the corner of East 16th Street in Midwood. Cafe 16 previously occupied the spot right next to the…

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Elvira Grau (née) Kucherwhat was nine years old when she moved from the Ukraine to Sheepshead Bay. Aside from the language difficulties one faces when moving to another country, she also had to overcome learning with dyslexia. Grau made it through school, assimilated as best as possible and went to a community college. Finally, after years of…

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Several local businesses routinely express frustration to Sheepshead Bites about the number of fines the city has doled out, whether it be for trash, health inspections or obscure signage regulations. And, according to the complaints we get, it seems inspectors of businesses are unfamiliar with many of the regulations and sometimes apply them inconsistently. But…

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Long established Sheepshead Bay’s Circle Bistro located at 2801 Coney Island Avenue has closed its doors for good. Michael Amodo & Co. hosted an auction last Sunday for all of the building’s furnishings and furniture. Now all that remains is an empty shell. This is sad. My then fiance and I took my mother to…

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Well, for one thing, MYoga — which says it is opening at 1002 Quentin Road, Suite 3020 — is donation-based. According to MyYoga’s Maksim Khasin, who emailed Sheepshead Bites: The studio offers a tremendous service to the community by allowing people to enjoy yoga and get a great exercise. Classes are donation-based, so students can…

Food & Nightlife
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Welcome back to The Bite, Sheepshead Bites’ weekly column where we explore the foodstuffs of Sheepshead Bay. Each week we’ll check out a different offering from one of the many restaurants, delis, food carts, bakeries, butchers, fish mongers, or grocers in our neighborhood. If it’s edible, we’ll take a bite. “If you had the luck…

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Councilman Lew Fidler isn’t finding an ally in Congressman Anthony Weiner for his crusade to protect consumers from feuding cable companies and content providers. But the councilman says it’s just a matter of time before he successfully woos the federal representative to his aid. Fidler is pushing a City Council resolution to urge the federal…

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From City Hall News: At a contentious July Council hearing on consumer rights, Council Member Lew Fidler argued that consumers of cable television are the victims of stalled negotiations between broadcasters and cable service providers and they don’t even know it. “Consumers will be seated at the table when the big boys fight,” Fidler said…

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The economy may have tanked, but residents of Sheepshead Bay still enjoy the night out – and we’re spending hundreds of dollars per month doing it. Grub Street put together a revealing compilation by neighborhood of restaurant spending, and pegged the Coney Island to Sheepshead Bay area at $116 to $234 a month. This might…

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