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Third man dies after gruesome hammer attack at Sheepshead Bay restaurant

Bay Ridge: A third man died today due to injuries he sustained when a Brighton Beach man brutally bludgeoned him and two colleagues with a hammer inside a Sheepshead Bay restaurant last week, cops said. Comments (10)

Louts rob 18th Ave. bodega at gunpoint

Bensonhurst: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Driver fatally collides with empty car in Brighton Beach

Crime: A man died on Monday after smashing his van into another vacant vehicle parked on a Brighton Beach street, cops said. Comment

City votes down developer’s request to upzone Surf Ave. block

Bay Ridge: The city rejected a developer’s controversial request to upzone a block of Surf Avenue in Coney Island, citing this newspaper’s reporting that the builder would consider going against city code by revising the application to only upzone its own properties on the stretch. Comment

It’s a shore thing! City ferry service will add stop in Coney Island, mayor announces

Bay Ridge: Coney Island will receive a long sought after stop on the city’s ferry service as part of a new South Brooklyn express route to Manhattan, Mayor DeBlasio announced. Comments (8)

Gravesend man will spend decades behind bars for fatal shooting at anti-gun-violence event

A Gravesend man may spend the rest of his days behind bars for brutally shooting another man to death during an anti-gun-violence event in a neighborhood park, Brooklyn’s top prosecutor said. Comment

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