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Announcements
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Sheepshead Bites and Bensonhurst Bean will be undergoing technical upgrades over the holiday weekend. Most readers should not see any change in their browser, but in some cases, or in the occasion that we hit an unexpected bump, the site may go down at intervals throughout the holiday weekend. The updates involve moving our files…

News
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Sometimes in news reporting you get some bad information, and despite your best efforts, it never becomes clear that it’s bad until it has been published. Turns out that was the case with the 18th Avenue Feast in Bensonhurst – and I suppose we should’ve known better than to trust a city website for accurate…

Events
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The date is getting closer. Sheepshead Bites Night at MCU Park (Brooklyn Cyclones stadium) is this Friday, August 19! Find out more about the event and buy your discounted field box tickets now using the promo code “BITES.” And our reader contest, Pitch-to-Pitch, which will determine which of our lucky readers will get to throw…

Announcements
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We announced the Pitch-to-Pitch reader contest on August 1, and we’ve been sorting through the submissions since then. We’ve finally narrowed it down to the three best options, and now it’s time for all you readers to vote for your favorite. VOTING DEADLINE: Wednesday, August 17, at 2:00 p.m. Not sure what we’re talking about?…

Announcements
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Oof, another Monday. Maybe Monday’s would be better if it had a silly name, like Boogieday or Hornswoggleday, or perhaps even Unitarday. That might cheer us all up. Well, it’s still called Monday, so we’ll have to find something else to cheer us up. Oh, and I know just the thing: a reader contest! Sheepshead…

Opinion
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“So is Sheepshead Bites your full-time job? Is it your vocation?” That’s a question I get asked a lot. It surprises some people that I dedicate more than full-time hours to Sheepshead Bites, trying to build not just a news outlet, but a sustainable business model for the next generation of journalism. But on the…

Announcements
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Phew, I don’t know about you, but I’m still exhausted from Saturday night’s Seaside Soiree, the Sheepshead Bites birthday party and Bensonhurst Bean launch party. All that running around, making sure everyone’s happy, chatting people up, handling complaints (apparently live rock music is loud, free food goes quickly, and “soiree” sounds “gay”) was fun, but…

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