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The tragic death of a screenwriting mentor is driving a Sheepshead Bay High School teacher to do everything he can to finish a stalled movie project that he has poured his soul into. The New York Daily News is reporting that Keith Black, a math teacher, has started a crowd-funding initiative to realize his dream…

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Adam Richman, the star of the Travel Channel’s Man v. Food and the Fandemonium, paid homage to his Sheepshead Bay roots in a recent New York Post report. The 39-year-old Richman, who graduated Midwood High School, has been in the Hollywood limelight since 2004 when he made his acting debut in Joan of Arcadia. Besides acting,…

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Ray Garvey, a true Brooklyn renaissance man, will be inducted into the Brooklyn Softball Hall of Fame this Sunday in Kelly Park (East 15th Street and Avenue S) and be remembered for his larger than life personality. The New York Daily News is reporting that while Garvey died of cancer three years ago, he has…

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Those wacky kids at Improv Everywhere returned to the beaches of Coney Island and Brighton Beach, decked out in their best formal wear. Sheepshead Bites reader Allan Shweky, who also runs Friends of Ocean Parkway, captured some photos of the comedy group as they invaded the beach and boardwalk. This isn’t the first time that Improv Everywhere…

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CUNY Professor, Dr. Ira Epstein, will continue his “Ladies of Comedy” series at the Kings Bay YM-YWHA with the lecture, “Ladies of Comedy: Phyllis Diller,” April 25 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the Kings Bay YM-YWHA, 3495 Nostrand Avenue between Avenue U and Avenue V. Dr. Epstein will explore the career of the legendary…

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If some of your fondest memories of the 1970s are of watching Carol Burnett struggle to contain uncontrollable laughter alongside the likes of Harvey Korman (of blessed memory), Tim Conway and Vicki Lawrence during the eponymous hit comedy / variety series that made her a household name, then you will love the Kings Bay YM-YWHA’s tribute…

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While this isn’t technically Sheepshead Bay, it was taken by a Sheepshead resident and they were, at some point, on a Q train. Sheepshead Bites photographer Randy Contello hit up the No Pants Subway Ride 2011 on Sunday. The annual event started in 2002 by Improv Everywhere, and has since spread to 50 cities worldwide.…

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