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The Ocean Parkway Farmers Market in front of Coney Island Hospital returns to the streets today, offering fresh produce, baked goods and other treats made or grown at local farms. The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation and Coney Island Hospital have been hosting the farmers market, located on the pedestrian mall at 2601 Ocean Parkway,…

News Natik Nisimov (Source: Facebook)
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Police arrested Jefferey McCrae, 31, of Brighton Beach for the March murder of Gravesend resident and salon owner Natik Nisimov. McCrae, who lives on Brighton 4th Terrace near Neptune Avenue, is charged with murder in the second degree and criminal possession of a weapon three months after Nisimov, 29, was shot dead on Ocean Parkway. Cops…

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A deceased humpback whale washed up on Brighton Beach near Ocean Parkway this afternoon, and authorities are still in the process of removing the remains as of 2:20pm. Police confirmed that they received a call about a whale at approximately noon today, and said it was found dead. They had no further information as of…

News Coney Island Hospital, 2601 Ocean Parkway. (Source: Gregory Maizous)
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A woman said she was sexually harassed during a stay at Coney Island Hospital, when another patient allegedly exposed himself and attempted to push his way into her room. The New York Post reports: The 63-year-old woman, who asked not to be named for fear of embarrassment, said she was in her room Friday evening…

News A DOT speed-enforcement camera sits at this location, fining people who fail to slow down after exiting the highway. (Source: Google Maps)
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The Department of Transportation will move the controversial Shore Parkway speed camera first reported on by Sheepshead Bites, after the camera issued more violations than any other speed enforcement camera in New York City, according to local elected officials. “The DOT has just agreed to my request to move the speed camera along Shore Parkway that…

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weu06i_zzzw&feature=youtu.be Several Bensonhurst and Brighton Beach healthcare professionals were indicted today following a massive undercover healthcare fraud investigation. The 199-count indictment, which names 23 defendants – including nine doctors – alleges they they lured “patients” from low-income neighborhoods, homeless shelters, and welfare offices to corrupt medical clinics for unnecessary tests with the promise of free footwear like sneakers,…

Police & Fire 1663 Ocean Parkway, the scene of the crime. (Source: Google Maps)
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Update (March 25 at 10am): The victim is identified as Natik Nisimov, a Gravesend resident and salon owner that friends described as having a “great heart,” despite a lengthy rap sheet. Original post: A 29-year-old man was found shot dead on the sidewalk in front of an Ocean Parkway home this morning. Cops responded to…

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