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“Aikido and Self-defense on the New York Subway,” by Grasshopper

Prior to moving to Manhattan, I used to live in Brooklyn, not too far from the Sheepshead Bay area. It used to be a safer neighbourhood, where you could walk home after 11pm and not run into any trouble. It has changed in the past few years as gangs moved in and crime appeared on… Read More
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Man Throws Acid At Dog Owner

United States / New York : Gothamist (5 years ago)

Yeesh. Yesterday afternoon a 29-year-old Brooklyn man, Igor Dubrovinsky, was walking his dog near his Sheepshead Bay home when a mysterious man in black walked by. The Daily News reports that the dog began to bark, at which point th... Read Post

Video: NYPD Rescues Jet Skiers Stranded Overnight In Lower New York Bay

United States / New York : Gothamist (12 hours ago)

Yesterday morning, the NYPD's Aviation and Scuba units rescued two jet skiers who had been stranded overnight on two tiny islands in Lower New York Bay between Staten Island and Brooklyn. [ more › ] Read Post

23 Dogs Rescued From Brooklyn Home With No Running Water

United States / New York : Gothamist (3 years ago)

Twenty-three dogs were rescued from a Sheepshead Bay home which had no running water or working heat early this morning. Agents from the ASPCA and Animal Care and Control executed a search warrant in two Sheepshead Bay homes about 8... Read Post

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