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We’re only just on the brink of fall, but it’s not too soon to start thinking about next spring! And if you’re anything like us, one of the best indications that winter’s over is the appearance of daffodils all over the neighborhood, from tree pits to community gardens. Want to help make that happen? It’s…

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Nearly a year after initial designs were unveiled for the Brigham Street Park and news of the project teetered off, the little park we’re all hoping for is back. Councilman Lew Fidler has given it new life with an injection of $400,000 of capital funds, and Borough President Marty Markowitz is kicking in an additional…

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(Brigham Street Park Project screenshot) It seems that after years of fiddling around with the Brigham Street Park Project, NYC Councilman Lew Fidler has finally found his way to Sheepshead Bay’s field of dreams. The Sheepshead Bay/Plumb Beach Civic Association (SBPB) has alerted us to the councilman’s latest literature which indicates that the park project…

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Fact: The Brigham Street Park Project is without question the Bay’s most innovative and captivating community initiative in recent years. The project’s benefits to the community are many, including developing a blighted lot into a sprawling greenspace for public use, adding a fantastic viewing point of the Bay’s mouth (take that, Breakers), and giving the…