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Homecrest Community Services (HCS) will hold its 15th Annual Senior Health Fair, Wednesday, September 21 (rain or shine), from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on the grounds of Homecrest Presbyterian Church, East 15th Street and Avenue T. There will be presentations on health and wellness, as well as health screenings by medical personnel, and workshops…

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It’s that glorious time of year again, lads ’n lassies, when the Irish and those who love them converge upon the fairgrounds next to MCU Park (1904 Surf Avenue in Coney Island) for the 30th Annual Great Irish Fair of New York, Friday through Sunday, September 16 (6:00 to 10:00 p.m.), 17 (10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.) &…

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For those of you disconsolate over the sudden postponement of the Brighton Jubilee last month, due to the arrival of Hurricane-turned-Tropical Storm Irene at our shores, have we got some great news for you! According to the Brighton Neighborhood Association’s never-say-die Executive Director Pat Singer, the multi-block festival will now be held Sunday, September 18,…

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Hurricane Irene has claimed it’s first victim. Minutes after Sheepshead Bites posted that the Brighton Beach Neighborhood Association’s annual Brighton Jubilee would go forward despite the hurricane, executive director Pat Singer made a snap decision to call off the event for safety reasons. Singer said she consulted with authorities at the 60th Precinct – as well…

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It’s that time of year again, boys and girls: The 61st Precinct is inviting everyone in the community to attend its “28th Annual National Night Out Against Crime,” a family-friendly get-together with delicious food, giant inflatable amusements, music and entertainment. The gathering, whose purpose is to show criminals that the streets belong to the people,…

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From Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowtiz’s office: Assemblyman Cymbrowitz is sponsoring the Eighth Annual Lena Cymbrowitz Community Health Fair, in conjunction with Maimonides Medical Center, Beth Israel Medical Center and Kiwanis International on Sunday, June 12th, from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. The fair which will be held on Emmons Avenue from Sheepshead Bay Road to Ocean…

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The 29th Annual Great Irish Fair of New York drew throngs of revelers into MCU Park in Coney Island to enjoy local Irish bands, foods, crafts and… oh my, how can I forget… beer! This reporter didn’t have a chance to get down there himself. Luckily photographer Erica Sherman was on hand to capture the…

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Columbia University student journalist Ryan Maye Handy got in touch with us to show off a recent creation: an audio postcard from the 34th Annual Brighton Jubilee. As we reported in words and photos last week, the seaside market brought tens of thousands to Brighton Beach to enjoy the weather and shop, sometimes for some…

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When most hear Brighton Beach, they think “Russians.” But the annual Brighton Jubilee, now in its 34th year, proves that the neighborhood is far more of an ethnic medley than many know. I paid my first visit to the annual Brighton Jubilee yesterday, and was fired up to find a vibrant market fair as diverse…