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Business mimino
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After 23 years in the neighborhood, Eleseevsky Gastronom at 2969 Ocean Avenue is becoming Mimino International Food. Eleseevsky Gastronom opened in 1992, serving Eastern European goods alongside freshly butchered meats. The all-Russian signs came down a couple of weeks ago, and we spotted the new one shortly after. The windows are tinted, but renovation work…

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A reading by actors and actresses of “Two Wedding Proposals in Two Minutes” and other short plays by playwright Alan Magill will be held this Sunday, January 25 at 2:30 pm in the lower level meeting room of the Kings Highway branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, 2115 Ocean Avenue. Time permitting, a discussion will…

News & Features
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The chief financial officer of Manhattan-based nonprofit Aish HaTorah, Jacob Fetman, of Midwood, was charged yesterday with embezzling more than $237,000 from the international Jewish outreach organization through another non-profit under his control. According to District Attorney Ken Thompson’s office, Fetman routed the organization’s donations through three separate Aish bank accounts that he controlled. From November 2010…

Business
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Passersby have stopped to ogle adorable pups and cute kitties in the storefront windows of Puppy City for more than half a century. But the long-time neighborhood staple, and the place where the now ubiquitous “Wee-Wee Pad” was invented, unceremoniously closed its doors for good earlier this month. “For rent” signs were posted at the…

Events
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Saint Edmund’s Roman Catholic Church is hosting a Blessing of the Animals and pet adoption event in honor of the Feast of Saint Francis, the patron and protector of animals. The pet adoption event is being done in coordination with Kensington’s Sean Casey Animal Rescue, who will have puppies, kittens, dogs and cats for adoption beginning…

Business
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Ocean Warehouse Liquors & Wine is setting up shop at 2965 Ocean Avenue, just north of Avenue Z. The new business put signs up a week or two ago, but hasn’t yet rolled up its gates to customers. It replaces Kamron, a relatively short-lived Eastern European market, which itself replaces Ocean Bagels. That business took…

Police & Fire
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A 57-year-old blind man walking with a white cane was robbed in broad daylight on Tuesday, and the thief made off with credit cards and approximately $1,000 in cash. The suspect followed the man down Ocean Avenue near Bay Avenue in Midwood, unknowingly passing by security cameras that filmed him pacing the victim while walking…

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