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Brooklyn pol wants to do away with the Electoral College

Coney Island
After George W. Bush defeated Al Gore in the 2000 presidential election, despite the fact that Gore had won the popular vote, there was a great deal of chatter across the country about getting rid of the Electoral College. … Full Article
 

Rockapella sings Motown’s greatest hits

Manhattan Beach
Brooklyn audiences will get the chance to enjoy a great a cappella performance when Rockapella, one of the most famous groups in the world to perfect the art of singing without musical accompaniment, takes the stage at Kingsborough Community College on April 5. … Full Article
 

D stands for ‘Dirtiest’ train

Coney Island
The D train was the big winner, or loser, depending on which way you want to look at it, of the Straphangers Campaign’s survey of the dirtiest subway trains. … Full Article
 

For Sandy victims in Brighton Beach, Purim story has a double meaning

Brighton Beach
The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services on March 17 treated the Brighton Beach community, which was seriously affected during Hurricane Sandy, to a festive Purim party at Tatiana restaurant on Brighton Beach Avenue as part of the UJA-Federation’s Post-Sandy Community Outreach Pro … Full Article
 

Two GOP candidates emerge in 46th Assembly District

Coney Island
Two contenders have come forward in the Republican Party to take on Democratic incumbent Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny in Brooklyn’s 46th Assembly District in this year’s election, but they have to face each other first. … Full Article
 

Ex-Cyclones manager Rich Donnelly back in the Major Leagues

Coney Island
Rich Donnelly stunned Brooklyn fans and the Cyclones organization earlier this winter when he announced that he’d be leaving Coney Island for an opportunity to manage the Seattle Mariners’ Triple-A affiliate in Tacoma, Wash. … Full Article
 

Brook-Krasny says assembly bill offers paid family leave

Coney Island
Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny said a bill he helped the State Assembly pass will go a long way toward addressing New York’s child care crisis if it becomes law because it would institute paid family leave for residents. … Full Article
 

110 Beaumont St. was mocked – but it sold for $3.17 million

Manhattan Beach
Money can't buy you love, as the purchasers of some Manhattan Beach homes have discovered. … Full Article
 

No 'obscene performances' or birth control counseling allowed at 215 Exeter St. – but building a ginormous house is okay

Manhattan Beach
The Manhattan Beach Community Group and the Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association opposed its construction in 2012, Brownstoner.com reported. It's being built anyway. … Full Article
 

1882 E. 12th St. is a 'five-story monster'

Sheepshead Bay
State Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Midwood, Gravesend, Sheepshead Bay, Brighton Beach, Manhattan Beach) recently called this towering addition to a partly collapsed Homecrest bungalow a “five-story monster of a house,” Sheepshead Bites reported. … Full Article
 

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