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To paraphrase Dylan Thomas, ‘Do not go gentle into this New Year.’ Well… go gently, but don’t go ‘boringly.’ With 2015 looming just hours away, Sheepshead Bites wishes all its readers a healthy, happy and prosperous New Year. As a reminder, here are some important things for you to know about New Year’s Day tomorrow with regard…

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In 2013, nearly 700,000 people visited Sheepshead Bites more than two million times. We published 1,861 new articles about Sheepshead Bay and the surrounding communities, growing the total archive of this blog to 7,359 posts. You, our readers, submitted somewhere in the vicinity of 45,000 comments. All I have to say is thank you. Thank you…

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The answer is “yes.” The Department of Transportation suspends alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations and parking meter regulations on New Year’s Day, Wednesday, January 1. So if you have too much of a good time tonight and can’t get out of bed in the morning, there’s some relief for you. Take note, though: all parking…

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Ah, finally, 2012 comes to a close, and 2013 kicks off. For many of us, especially those ravaged by Superstorm Sandy, 2012 couldn’t come to an end fast enough. We all look to a bright, new start in 2013. And for the dozens of business hard-hit by the waters, your help is required to get…

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A record-breaking 1,500 people hit the shores of Coney Island on Saturday for the Polar Bear Club’s annual swim. The waters were a brisk 35 degree, but that didn’t stop revelers from diving in, with many wearing nothing more than a speedo. Ever wonder what that must feel like? “It was like 10,000 knives stabbing…

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Brooklyn’s first baby was born at Coney Island Hospital just seconds after the stroke of midnight, hospital officials said. Weighing in at 7 pounds and 3 ounces, Alishba Waseem Rasool, arrived at Coney Island Hospital at 12:00:05 a.m. on January 1, making her the third child of Mill Basin couple Mehnaz and Muhammad Waseem Khan. “I…

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January 3. The first Monday of the New Year. That’d be 2011, if you hadn’t figured it out. And if you hadn’t figured it out, your number one resolution should be to work on your powers of observation. But that’s what this is all about. Resolutions. Because it’s the first Monday of the New Year,…

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This year was a terrific time for Sheepshead Bites, as the site grew beyond expectation and its content matured. We’re writing stronger pieces every day, burrowing deeper into the heart of the community. We’ve welcomed some talented new additions to our team, and launched new features we hope help you feel more connected to the…

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