Browsing: east 14th st

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The son-in-law of indicted former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Marcello Trebitsch, of Midwood, was arrested yesterday morning and charged with running a Ponzi scheme. Trebitsch, 37, allegedly swindled approximately $7 million from multiple clients over five years, promising investors annual returns up to 16 percent. Instead, he pocketed some money, used some to repay early investors,…

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Buying, fixing or paying off a home? A resource workshop offering help for homeowners, with the ins and outs on how to avoid foreclosure and keep money in your pockets, among other things, is being offered at the Sheepshead Bay branch of the Brooklyn Public Library (2636 East 14th Street) tomorrow evening. Slated to kick…

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNFTeLiT1IA A shoplifter got more than he bargained for when he tried to jack several containers of instant coffee from the shelf of an Avenue J Supermarket. Samir Samedon’s crime, which took place at an Associated Supermarket (1413 Avenue J), prompted a wild chase involving three Sanitation workers, Flatbush Shomrim, and State Senator Simcha Felder, according…

Real Estate
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Preservationists have been bracing themselves for news of the Vitagraph smokestack’s fate ever since scaffolding was placed around it in October. Now the developer who owns the 1263 East 14th Street property has filed plans to construct a new eight-story residential building with 302-units. Sheepshead Bites was the first to report that Hampshire Properties purchased the…

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First Starbucks. Then Red Mango. Now Chipotle Mexican Grill is headed to Kings Highway, replacing longtime clothing store Beverly Boutique at East 14th Street. Wooden fencing recently went up around 1325 Kings Highway, and permits were issued in late September allowing the interior to be reworked for the establishment of a Chipotle Mexican Grill. Since then,…

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Sagdiana, a three-year-old Uzbek restaurant at 2612 East 14th Street, has given way to Azerbaijan House. An employee of the new restaurant told us yesterday that the business changed hands about a month ago. They’ve built a website and are still working on their menu, but have a temporary roster of Azeri offerings. Azerbaijain House is…

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I guess it’s not exactly the highest honor when they flash the Sheepshead Bay branch of the Brooklyn Public Library (2636 East 14th Street) when talking about how budget cuts have caused the system to suffer, but, then, it is arguably one of the most depressing exteriors in the system. But the video above, produced…

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