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Community and civic leaders met with representatives for the owners of Loehmann’s Seaport Plaza to discuss a plan to add a new floor to the development. The heated discussion boiled down to whether or not the plan was an investment in the community’s viability post-Sandy, or a bailout for a landlord who made a bad buy. The…

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“Bullet Points” is our format for Community Board 15 meeting coverage, providing takeaways we think are important. Information in Bullet Points is meant only to be a quick summary, and some issues may be more deeply explored in future articles. Enlargement denied: Community Board 15 said a Manhattan Beach homeowner’s request to expand his home would set a…

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The owners of the Sunoco gas and service station at 2701 Knapp Street are seeking approval to open a 24/7 convenience store at the location, right across the street from 7-Eleven. Representatives for the property owner will come before Community Board 15 tomorrow night, where they will ask for the go-aheadto remove the automotive service…

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’Twas brillig, and the slithy tovesDid gyre and gimble in the wabe;All mimsy were the borogoves,And the mome raths outgrabe. Beware the Jabberwock, my son!The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!Beware the Jubjub bird, and shunThe frumious Bandersnatch!”– Excerpt from Jabberwocky, by Louis Carroll The photo you see above is a compelling enough reason why…

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The Board of Standards and Appeals is rewarding a garage that has operated illegally since 2003 with a permit to do business, ignoring objections from the community that they’re bad neighbors and blighting the area. Sheepshead Bites first reported on the garage – LS Auto Clinic at 2102 Avenue Z – last September, when a…

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Residents, board members and local politicians chewed out a developer’s plans to construct a nine-story, 115 foot tall building wedged between Sheepshead Bay Road and Avenue Z at this week’s meeting, amidst concerns about parking, traffic and safety. The board voted unanimously to turn down a request for special permits to reduce the amount of parking…