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Our friends from the Kings Bay YM-YWHA are once again readying themselves to bring us their Annual Israel on Nostrand Avenue Celebration, a joyous festival celebrating all things “Land of Milk and Honey,” June 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in front of the Kings Bay Y, 3495 Nostrand Avenue between Avenue U and…

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The Sheepshead Bay / Plumb Beach Civic Association held its annual Memorial Day and Armed Forces Day Parade on Saturday, drawing scores of neighbors to watch antique automobiles, local veterans and school kids honor the men and women of the nation’s armed forces. Like other Memorial Day observances, the event remembers the local heroes who gave…

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 Nearly 2,000 kids and their caretakers swarmed the Kings Bay YM-YWHA (3495 Nostrand Avenue) on Sunday, celebrating the Jewish holiday of Purim with costumes and other revelry. According to the organizers, the annual Purim Carnival is the largest Purim celebration in the area, and this year’s appeared to have an even better turnout that years…

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Well, well, well… look who will be feted with an elegant dinner and accolades during City & State’s coveted elite exclusive Rising Stars “Forty Under Forty” award ceremony next week. The vehicle, showcasing New York State’s “most promising young talent,” has selected Sheepshead Bites’ very own venerable editor and publisher, Ned Berke, who is sitting…

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Our friends over at the Brighton Neighborhood Association are celebrating the 36th Annual Brighton Jubilee, a half-mile street festival on Brighton Beach Avenue featuring, food, entertainment and tons of bargains. Above is the flier, and below is the text of a news release the organization sent us: 36TH ANNUAL BRIGHTON JUBILEE SUNDAY, AUGUST 26TH 10AM…

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It’s that time of year again, boys and girls: The 61st Precinct is inviting everyone in the community to attend its “29th Annual National Night Out Against Crime,” a family-friendly get-together with delicious food, giant inflatable amusements, music and entertainment. The gathering, whose purpose is to show criminals that the streets belong to the people,…

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As you flip through the photos in this article, you’ll need to remind yourself: yes, this is still New York City. It’s an easy fact to forget on the waters of Jamaica Bay and, just outside the Rockaway inlet, the Atlantic Ocean. Homes seem few and far between. Greenery is lush. And, oh, the quiet…

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