Browsing: cellphone

Business
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One contractor on the scene said hair salon. Another said barber. We’ll just say tonsorial artist. Whatever you want to call it, it’s coming soon to 1618 Sheepshead Bay Road. Contractors have been working on the site for a few weeks, and, today, it looks like the storefront windows are just about ready to go.…

Business
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Signs have gone up showing that a MetroPCS location will soon open at 1419 Sheepshead Bay Road, the former storefront of Alfa Vision, which moved to the corner at least a year ago. The problem is that there already is a MetroPCS at 1710 Sheepshead Bay Road, and they don’t appear to be affiliated. We stopped…

Business
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The new Boost Mobile at 1505 Sheepshead Bay Road opened up earlier this week. They’re still waiting on a sign to be installed, but business is up and running. We’ve all seen the ads that are – literally – everywhere, so I don’t need to tell you what Boost is or how they differ from…

News
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It’s not sleigh-bells ringing this holiday season, but cell phones! One of the most important things to have in the modern day is a phone. Yet with unemployment on the rise, many are finding it difficult to meet their monthly payments. Well, as of December 14 that won’t be an issue anymore, thanks to State…

Education
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Kingsborough Community College is the latest collection point to be part of Verizon Wireless’s UHopeLine, and the mobile company donated $1,000 to the school’s women’s center to help protect women from violence. UHopeLine is a cell phone recycling program that accepts wireless devices and accessories in any condition, from any wireless service provider, and then…

Business
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The cellphone store at 1505 Sheepshead Bay Road slapped up a “For Rent” sign this Monday. There still appeared to be a few things inside, but posters were torn down. I noticed because I saw them a few feet away, lying in the public garbage can under the Sheepshead Bay Train Station overpass. I bet…

Business
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A new cellphone store – Avenue U Wireless – has opened on the corner of Avenue U and East 24th Street. The momentous event gives cause to worry: the influx of wireless stores in Sheepshead Bay may soon hit a tipping point, throwing the Earth’s geodynamo into whack and spurring Aaron Eckhardt and Hilary Swank…