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Arts & Music Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club (Photo by Elise Feinstein)
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While many bemoan the loss of fishing boats and bait-and-tackle shops along Emmons Avenue, three boating clubs on the strip have maintained the area’s waterfront traditions for as long as 140 years. Behind their tall fences are bustling communities of boat owners and water lovers. Unlike the yacht club of popular lore, these aren’t stuffy, exclusive…

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FEMA announced today that they will close all but one of Brooklyn’s Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC), with the last day being this Saturday, February 16. Here’s part of an e-mail blast they sent out today: NEW YORK – Hurricane Sandy survivors in New York have until 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, to visit four disaster…

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The following is a press release from the offices of State Senator Marty Golden: State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), a member of the New York State Senate Bipartisan Task Force on Hurricane Sandy Recovery, will host a town hall meeting with residents affected by the storm, tomorrow, Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at 7 pm at the…

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“Bullet Points” is our format for Community Board 15 meeting coverage, providing takeaways we think are important. Information in Bullet Points is meant only to be a quick summary, and some issues may be more deeply explored in future articles. Neighbors Demand Board Rescind Support For Drug Counseling Center: Residents of East 17th Street near Kings Highway rallied…

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State Senator Marty Golden will host two follow-up town hall meetings for those affected by Superstorm Sandy. The first meeting will be held January 16, 7:00 p.m. at the Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club, 3076 Emmons Avenue. FEMA has a Disaster Recovery Center stationed at the Sheepshead Bay Yacht Club, everyday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00…

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We began receiving e-mails yesterday about a boat found mysteriously dumped in the middle of Emmons Avenue near Batchelder Street, blocking traffic and turning eastbound Emmons Avenue into a one-lane strip. The first spotting we heard about was just after 7:00 a.m., where it sat for at least 24 hours before Sanitation workers arrived this…

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When the Mayans scheduled the end of the world for 2012, they must have caught a glimpse of the photo above. Reader David Janicki caught this haunting photo of the ominous black storm that rolled over Sheepshead Bay yesterday evening, dumping several inches of rain on the neighborhood. He was standing behind the Sheepshead Bay Yacht…

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As you flip through the photos in this article, you’ll need to remind yourself: yes, this is still New York City. It’s an easy fact to forget on the waters of Jamaica Bay and, just outside the Rockaway inlet, the Atlantic Ocean. Homes seem few and far between. Greenery is lush. And, oh, the quiet…

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