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Real Estate 3027 Avenue V, the address of one of the shell companies affiliated with the alleged scam. (Source: Google Maps)
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It looks like the fraud charges against a Homecrest medical center have forced the facility to close up shop for good, with the Avenue V space now up for lease. Avenue V Medical Center popped up for lease on real estate websites last week. The listing says the 4,000-square-foot medical space is available immediately, and…

Real Estate Map
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Don’t judge Brooklyn by the glamorous homes in Gravesend. A 3D map in Medium illustrates how one corner of Gravesend literally towers over the rest of the rest of the borough when it comes to real estate prices, a phenomenon we’ve written about before. Constantine Valhouli has mapped out average housing sale prices for the city’s 325 neighborhoods based on data from sites…

News & Features 49 Bokee Court
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Three elderly, disabled Gravesend residents, along with Public Advocate Leticia James, are suing their landlord to block elevator repairs that they say would leave them trapped for months in their high-rise apartment building. Yevgenya Feldman, 90, Konstantin Berezovsky, 83, Lyubov Vaksman, 65, all live on top floors of 49 Bokee Court and suffer from various medical conditions, such…

Real Estate Gravesend library (Source: Google Maps)
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New York City will acquire the property housing the Gravesend branch of the Brooklyn Public Library at 303 Avenue X, the latest move to own all of the 59 properties where their libraries are located. The city gained authorization from Kings County Supreme Court in April 2014 to use eminent domain to seize the property, Commercial…

Police & Fire Source: NYPD
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A girl believed to be around 15 years old pummeled a 53-year-old woman on the streets of Gravesend, swiping her pocketbook before running off, cops say. Now authorities are looking for help identifying the girl, whose image was captured by surveillance cameras at a nearby store. The incident took place at approximately 8:30pm on December 15.…

Police & Fire
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An attempted carjacking on East 6th Street near Avenue Z was stopped in its tracks when the suspect was scared off by a passenger’s screaming. Cops say a 59-year-old woman was parking her car at the intersection just after 3pm on Thursday, January 1, when a man jumped into the back seat. The man demanded the…

Arts & Culture
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Oh, Taylor. First you released that terrible, terrible single about our beloved city. Then we learned that it was just a publicity stunt for your new role as the “Global Welcome Ambassador” for New York City’s tourism department. Well, some folks are not impressed with Taylor Swift’s shiny informational videos (such as this Tribeca-centric NYC vocabulary lesson). In a hilarious parody site (with a perfect…

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