Browsing: cars

Business infinite
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We’ve been wondering for a while what will take over the newly renovated storefronts at the corner of Avenue Z and East 16th Street, so we’re happy to see that the first tenant is announcing itself. Infinite Auto Leasing put up signs at the 1518 Avenue Z corner spot, the largest of the storefronts in…

Business
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This is a paid announcement from Signature Auto Group, located at 9263-9265 4th Avenue. One of Sheepshead Bay’s homegrown enterprises, Signature Auto Group, is expanding with a huge new office and showroom in Bay Ridge. After eight years of service out of the 2319 Avenue X offices, Signature is relocating their flagship operation to 9263-9265…

Arts & Culture
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More than 300 antique automobiles rumbled over the asphalt of Floyd Bennett Field and took up their positions in front of the appropriately retro Ryan Visitor Center on Sunday, June 8, for the Antique Automobile Association of Brooklyn’s annual spring show. Reader Vladimir Korostyshevskiy, who has sent us photos of the event in previous years, was…

Police & Fire
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Vandals broke in to at least seven cars on Hampton Avenue in Manhattan Beach last night, leaving shattered glass and debris scattered across the sidewalks. The incidents occurred in the middle of the night, with seven cars hit on Hampton Avenue between Coleridge Street and Brighton 14th Street, reports resident Zvi G., who sent in these…

News & Features
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Forget bandits; the New York City government may be taking your legally-parked car off the street without your permission. Cliff Bruckenstein returned from a funeral this morning and found a tow truck operator hooking up his car – even though it was parked perfectly legally. When he stopped the tow truck operator for an explanation, a…

Police & Fire
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Tipster Mariya Y. sent us a note about a recent rash of car break-ins in the neighborhood. Her Nissan Sentra, a neighbor’s Nissan Maxima and another neighbor’s Nissan Rouge were all broken into over the weekend. They were parked under the B/Q line at Ave S and East 15th Street and around the corner on…

News & Features
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Floyd Bennett Field was filled with 350 antique cars this past Sunday in honor of the 34th Annual Antique Car Show of the Antique Automobile Association of Brooklyn. Classic auto owners from Staten Island, New Jersey, and Connecticut displayed vehicles dating back to the early and mid-1900s. Among these automobiles were a 1922 Star belonging to…

Business
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SHEEPSHEAD BITES SCOOP: Venerable metro-area auto repair and supply store Strauss Discount Auto declared Chapter 11 Bankruptcy last night, spurring the surprise closure of more than 50 45 locations and laying off approximately 700 workers. Employees and customers of the chain were equally surprised this morning to arrive at locations in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania…

Police & Fire
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Reader Michael S. wrote in to tell us about a number of car break-ins that occurred overnight, around Shore Parkway and Bedford Avenue. The scene sounds similar to that of April 2010, when dozens of cars were broken into in one night by a team of thieves. Here’s what Michael writes: My car and a…

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