Browsing: liquor stores

Police & Fire
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The man who confessed to killing a beloved Midwood liquor store clerk during a 2010 robbery was sentenced to 35 years in prison, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes announced today. Eion Klass, 36, pleaded guilty to manslaughter and attempted robbery charges earlier this month, and was sentenced to 25 years and 10 years respectively. According…

Police & Fire
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A Toyota Camry slammed into the glass storefront of Wine Village liquor store at 3827 Nostrand Avenue Sunday afternoon, leaving shattered glass and debris scattered around the strip mall. The driver was taken to the hospital but is expected to make a full recovery. The incident happened around 5:00 p.m., and the car was towed…

Business
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As word spreads that a 7-Eleven franchise is believed to be the future tenant of the storefront vacated by McDonald’s two weeks ago, owners and employees of the numerous bodegas and smoke shops are increasingly concerned that the corporate convenience giant may run them out of town. “Some people said your business will close down,”…

Opinion
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With the influx of Sheepshead’s latest liquor establishments, Sheepshead Bay’s thirst for a frosty brew need not be quenched. Senators Marty Golden (R) of Bay Ridge (aka the bar capital of Brooklyn) and Sheepshead’s Steven Cymbrowitz (D) fearing the decline of the mom-and-pop liquor store and the heightened teen accessibility to booze, united the unlikely…

Opinion
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On Saturday a new liquor store, Bay Liquor & Wine, is celebrating its grand opening at the old gas station nook on Knapp Street and Harkness Avenue. Normally I’d be more then happy to welcome a new business to the neighborhood, but when I saw it was another liquor store it got me thinking: Just…