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The next meeting of the Manhattan Beach Community Group will be tomorrow, January 21, 8:00pm at Public School 195, 131 Irwin Street. The guest speaker will be former police officer and current Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. The meeting will focus on current police issues, what is being done to keep flood waters out of…

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The Sheepshead Bay – Plumb Beach Civic Association will meet tomorrow, January 20, at 7:30pm at Waterford on the Bay (2900 Bragg Street). The group, along with Councilman Chaim Deutsch, NYC Build It Back, and the NYC Department of City Planning, plans to discuss the effects of Superstorm Sandy, as well as other local issues.

News & Features Plumb Beach Bike Path Destroyed By Hurricane Ida
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It only took the city more than five years to slap down a mere 450 feet of asphalt, but the obliterated bike path running between Plumb Beach and the Belt Parkway is finally complete. Tipster Stephen Arthur sent us this photo of the near-complete path back in December. According to our last e-mail followup with the…

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Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito launched the country’s largest municipal identification program yesterday morning – and residents from all five boroughs can now apply for an ID card that will allow individuals to open bank accounts; access all city buildings; receive discounts on prescriptions; land free one-year memberships at museums, concert halls,…

News & Features Hookah
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The city is cracking down on hookah sales, and they may be coming for Brooklyn next. As City Council proposes a bill to limit the sale of hookah supplies in stores, the city’s Health Department has moved to shut down a dozen hookah bars frequented by college students in Manhattan and Queens, after finding that they were illegally serving sheesha containing…

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The Sheepshead Bay – Plumb Beach Civic Association will meet tonight, January 6, at 7:45pm at Waterford on the Bay (2900 Bragg Street). The group plans to discuss the homeless shelter that has opened in the former Windjammer motel, as well as other local issues.

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(UPDATE: 3:30pm): We were just informed that Cherry Hill has been removed from the agenda for Monday and will be pushed back until January. Original post:  Community Board 15 is meeting Monday, December 15, at 7:00 p.m. at Kingsborough Community College  (2001 Oriental Boulevard) in the faculty dining room. The meeting is more than a week earlier…

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The Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association is holding its Annual Holiday Meeting-Party tonight, and the entire community is invited. The meeting / shindig will be from 7:30pm to 9:00pm at the Carmine Carro Community Center inside Marine Park on Fillmore Avenue between Madison Place and Marine Parkway. Mark Chiusano, author of the new book “Marine Park,” will be on hand.…

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Can our beloved boardwalk be saved? Councilman Mark Treyger asked the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) to make Coney Island’s Riegelmann Boardwalk an official “scenic landmark” yesterday, an effort to block the city from replacing its planks with concrete and plastic, reports the New York Daily News. “This is a globally recognized iconic structure that draws millions of visitors each year,”  Treyger told us.…

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