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News & Features Photo by Lenny Markh
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The Ocean Avenue footbridge connecting Sheepshead Bay to Manhattan Beach has reopened, making good on the Department of Transportation’s promise that beachgoers would be able to enjoy it by Memorial Day. The 135-year-old bridge closed approximately 2.5 months ago to allow contractors access and protect the bridge against a shipworm infestation. The department found marine…

Events New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer
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City Comptroller Scott Stringer will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Manhattan Beach Community Group, Wednesday, April 22, 8:00pm at Public School 195, 131 Irwin Street, corner of Hampton Avenue. As the city’s Chief Financial Officer, Stringer revealed in his audit of Build It Back that “City-paid consultants earned millions doing…

Events PS 195. Source: Google Maps
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The next meeting of the Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association will meet this Monday, March 30 at 7:30pm. The group plans to discuss “new” zoning issues with special guest Harold Weinberg, an architect and MBNA member. The group will meet at Public School 195, 131 Irwin Street. For further information, call (917) 747-5863.

News & Features ocean-footbridge-closed
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The Ocean Avenue footbridge connecting Sheepshead Bay and Manhattan Beach closed this morning, kicking off a two-and-a-half month process to rid the structure of shipworms. The bridge was originally slated to close at the beginning of March, but foul weather caused delays until today. The Department of Transportation told Sheepshead Bites that they now expect it…

Events PS 195. Source: Google Maps
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The Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association will meet on Monday, and plans to discuss “new” zoning issues with special guest Harold Weinberg, an architect and MBNA member. The group meets March 2 at 7:30pm, at PS 195 (131 Irwin Street). For additional information, call (917) 747-5863.

News & Features Photo by Vladimir Kuvatov
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EXCLUSIVE: The Ocean Avenue footbridge connecting Sheepshead Bay to Manhattan Beach will be shuttered for 2.5 months, as contractors work to eradicate a shipworm infestation and protect against future damage. The Department of Transportation found the presence of marine borers eating away the timber pilings supporting the Ocean Avenue footbridge, as well as eight other structures across Brooklyn and Manhattan. The DOT…

Arts & Culture cool hand luke (crop)
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As part of On Stage At Kingsborough’s “Insider’s Look” series, the Drama Desk Award-winning Godlight Theatre Company will conduct an open rehearsal for the world premiere of Emma Reeve’s stage adaptation of Donn Pearce’s searing novel, “Cool Hand Luke,” this Thursday, January 29, 7:00pm at Kingsborough, Kingsborough Community College, 2001 Oriental Boulevard. The On Stage…

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