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0 Free Movie Night At All Souls Bethlehem Church This Friday
All Souls Bethlehem Church (566 East 7th Street between Cortelyou Road and Ditmas Avenue) is inviting the community to a free movie night this Friday, July 25, at 6:30pm. The free event will feature Thumbelina, a re-telling of the Hans Christian Anderson classic about a tiny girl’s encounter with a fairy prince. The version that will
Transportation
0 This Weekend’s F & G Subway Changes
Happy Thursday! This weekend marks the beginning of the G becoming a dream we once had. That and more changes scheduled for this weekend, via the MTA: Starting Thursday: No F trains between Roosevelt Avenue and 21 Street-Queensbridge. Late nights, 10pm to 5am, Monday, July 21 through Friday, July 25 F service operates in two
Police & Fire
0 NYPD Looking For Missing Teen Jacqueline Morales
The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 13-year-old neighbor Jacqueline Morales. Jacqueline was last seen at her home on Parkville Avenue between Coney Island Avenue and E 8th Street at about 9am on Tuesday, July 22. She is described as 5’ tall and 88 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime
Transportation
0 What Needs To Happen With The MTA? (A G Train That Runs, Maybe?)
The MTA Reinvention Commission, which you may not have heard of but which held three very last minute public hearings last week, is offering New Yorkers who missed out on the comment periods each day a chance to voice their concerns about and suggestions for the transit organization. Streetsblog and Crain’s have perhaps the most thorough coverage of the
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Santé! Le Paddock Lands A Liquor License

While neighbors have been able to sip on wine and beer at Le Paddock (1235 Prospect Avenue), the restaurant has just been granted a liquor license, and, as of Saturday, it has been serving up such cocktails as the Brooklyn rye and the watermelon martini. We stopped by Le Paddock last night and tried their spicy
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Free Movie Night At All Souls Bethlehem Church This Friday

All Souls Bethlehem Church (566 East 7th Street between Cortelyou Road and Ditmas Avenue) is inviting the community to a free movie night this Friday, July 25, at 6:30pm. The free event will feature Thumbelina, a re-telling of the Hans Christian Anderson classic about a tiny girl’s encounter with a fairy prince. The version that will
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Old Butcher Sign Revealed On Church Avenue

When the awning for The Check Cashing Place (713 Church Avenue between E 7th and E 8th Streets) came down after the business closed, an old sign for the previous business at that location was revealed. We spoke briefly to Carmine Pucci, owner of the building, who told us that his butcher shop closed about 20 years

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East Midwood Hebrew Day School Now Accepting Applications For Their Universal Pre-K Program (Partner)

Did you know there’s a free, full day, high quality Universal Pre-Kindergarten program available right nearby in Midwood? East Midwood Hebrew Day School (1256 E 21st Street between Avenues K and L) is now accepting applications for their free, full-day UPK program for students ready to enter pre-K in September 2014. East Midwood Hebrew Day School is a 60-year-old institution in
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This Weekend’s F & G Subway Changes

Happy Thursday! This weekend marks the beginning of the G becoming a dream we once had. That and more changes scheduled for this weekend, via the MTA: Starting Thursday: No F trains between Roosevelt Avenue and 21 Street-Queensbridge. Late nights, 10pm to 5am, Monday, July 21 through Friday, July 25 F service operates in two
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What Do You Think Of The Incoming PS/IS 437 On Caton Avenue?

While many of us have long known that the city is building a new school (PS/IS 437) at 701 Caton Avenue, as Brownstoner reported today in a piece that also discusses the renderings posted at the work site, we thought, particularly in the wake of last week’s meeting, now would be a good time to discuss