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News Con Edison workers. (Photo: Dan DeLuca / Flickr)

Con Edison has advised some if its customers in Sheepshead Bay that they could experience brief power outages due to electrical improvements that are part of an ongoing post-Sandy storm protection plan. The work begins begins Wednesday, September 16, and will continue through Friday, September 18, and will take place from 7am – 5pm. Brigham…

News The site of the proposed development. Photo from Google Maps

Members of Community Board 15’s zoning committee unanimously voted against a development plan that residents fear could further erode the character of a community that is already seeing many changes, Brooklyn Daily reports. Developer Aleksandr Finkelshteyn wants to construct a four-story building on on Avenue Z between East 21st and East 22nd Streets. Though his…

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A new Capital One Bank is coming to 1521 Avenue U, at the corner of East 16th Street… and half a block away from another Capital One Bank, which is expected to close as this one opens. A diagram of the new location is posted on the construction fencing, which went up about two weeks…

News Trump Village Shopping Center Renderings at Neptune Avenue. Photo by Neal Storman

The group behind the controversial 40-story tower set to rise at the site of Coney Island’s Trump Village Shopping Center rushed to secure building permits in the days before the expiration of a lucrative tax break for developers, reports the Wall Street Journal. “Our goal is to get our permits as quickly as possible,” Dennis Hasher, counsel for Cammeby’s…

News 104 West End Avenue / Source: Ilite Realty

A new seven-story condominium development, dubbed The Wave, is nearing completion at 104 West End Avenue, and units are now hitting the market for as much as $1.6 million. The building has been under construction for just under a year, replacing a slew of commercial properties that included White Poodle, and which was vacated after…

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A Coney Island preschool is getting some fancy — and eco-friendly — new digs. In 2012, when Madeleine Jones Head Start Center on Neptune Avenue was decimated by Superstorm Sandy, Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens, which owned the preschool, started searching for a new location — eventually finding a great deal in an abandoned lot located at 2856 West 15th Street.…

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