Browsing: east 27th st

Events
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Well, this is certainly something new. Councilman Chaim Deutsch and the Bay Improvement Group are teaming up to bring live music to Emmons Avenue’s Driscoll Tucker Park, beginning this Sunday. As you can see from the flier above, there will be three dates, with three hours of live music each day, beginning at 3:00 p.m.…

Arts & Culture
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The trailer for Bill Murray’s new flick, St. Vincent, was released last week and it’s chock full of shots of Marine Park. Scenes for the movie were filmed across the neighborhood throughout most of the summer last year, especially around Batchelder Street, Avenue S, Avenue T, Avenue U, East 26th Street and East 27th Street (where they…

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Preparations are almost complete for Bay Improvement Group’s Bayfest 2014, the annual Emmons Avenue waterfront celebration now in its 23rd year. The event this year will be anchored by two main stages, with Broadway Beatles tribute band Strawberry Fields headlining one, and indie vocalist Darnaa & Friends performing on the other. There will also be…

Police & Fire
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The NYPD is turning to neighbors for help in tracking down a burglar caught doing his dirty deed on surveillance video. Police say the man broke into an East 27th Street home near Avenue Z through a back window at around 9:30 p.m. on August 31. The man nabbed approximately $135,000 in stolen property, including…

News & Features
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An ex-Ghostbuster might be roaming around your neighborhood toting along some film-making buddies. Sources have tipped us off that none other than Bill Murray, aka the greatest man of our times, is shooting a movie called St. Vincent in Marine Park. The shoot has been going on the past few weeks, capturing scenes around Marine…

Arts & Culture
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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…

News & Features
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We received this photo and a message from SBites reader Esfir Neyman: We have a stripped vehicle on Emmons Ave for over a month. Reported to 311 – nothing is being done.  In addition we have cars parked without plates on Emmons between E 26 and E 27th streets which we reported to the city…

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The Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association is celebrating the holidays tomorrow with refreshments, music and a panel on community service. The meeting will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Kings Chapel (Quentin Road and East 27th Street). The panel, titled “Inter-relationships: Neighbors Serving and Sharing,” feautres Dr. Alvin Kass, Rabbi of the East Midwood Jewish Center &…

Business
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A new market serving halal products has opened at 2705 Avenue Z, off East 27th Street… you know, just a block away from the 2812 Voorhies Avenue mosque, an area that opponents claimed has no Muslim residents. Well, regardless, the Sheepshead Bay Halal Market has been open for a few weeks and looks well stocked.…

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