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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 (4 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

High-level, sophisticated Aikido! “True Aikido happens in an instant!”

Martial Arts / Aikido : Aikido Journal Online (2 days ago)

This video features a beautiful demonstration by Seishiro Endo, 8th dan, at the 2004 All-Japan Aikido Demonstration. Endo Sensei moves with grace while remaining centered and eschews the use of any physical strength while executing ... Read Post

23 Dogs Rescued From Brooklyn Home With No Running Water

United States / New York : Gothamist (2 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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