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While a rainy day for most of us is just a pain in the neck, it’s an absolute hazard in the Sheepshead Bay courts – the bungalow colonies lining the eastern end of Emmons Avenue. The below-street-level communities, which date back about 100 years, have long been prone to flooding. Neighbors are getting fed up,…

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I’d wager a bet that I already know the answer many of our readers will give to the question posed in our headline. But Gotham Gazette is the one asking the question, and we thought we’d get in on the action. The news outlet dispatched more than a dozen reporters to Manhattan’s Lower East Side…

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Looks like it’s going to be a heck of a day, especially for anyone stuck working outside. Neighbors across Brooklyn are facing a double threat today, with the National Weather Service warning of both high temperatures and the threat of flooding. With temperatures expected to hit the high 80s and the heat index pushing that further…

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The National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA), the federal government’s weather sleuths, will soon launch storm surge warning maps to help highlight the specific areas vulnerable to flooding in advance of individual storm surges, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer announced yesterday. Schumer’s office explains in a press release: [B]eginning with the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, NOAA’s…

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A streak of beautiful, if wet, weather saw flowers bloom over the past weeks, only to be crushed and killed – like our spirits – by a frost this morning. It’s like the brutal, long winter wanted to give us one final kick in the rear on its way out. Discuss.

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A neighbor living near Bedford Avenue and Avenue V woke to this scene today. A tree limb that weighs several hundred pounds had tumbled down from where it had loomed over his car when he parked the night before. He was lucky – it was a light grazing, and he called police to file a…

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After a 23-day suspension, alternate side parking is now back in effect. Alternate side parking regulations are now reinstated citywide as of Monday, February 24. Payment at parking meters will also be in effect throughout the city. The regulations had been suspended since January 31 because of snow and ice, and to keep people from having…

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