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Police & Fire Police enforce parking regulations on 21 Ave. Source: Councilman Greenfield's office.

Police cracked down on commercial vehicles illegally parked on 21st Avenue running through Washington Cemetery on Sunday, issuing tickets to all trucks parked between 53rd Street and 57th Street. Previously, we wrote about problems caused by trucks parked on the Bay Parkway side of the cemetery. Not only do the noisy trucks use up residential parking spots, disrupt funerals, and leave…

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Thursday, November 27 is Thanksgiving, and if you’re headed out of town, here’s hoping your travels are safe and easy despite the crummy weather. If you’re sticking around the neighborhood, here’s some information you might need to know: Government Offices, Parking, And Sanitation Government offices, post offices, public libraries, courts, and the Department of Motor…

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NBC’s upcoming spy thriller “Allegiance” will be filming in Bensonhurst tomorrow. Actors and crew members will be milling around 17th Avenue between 78th Street and 81rst Street as early as 6am, a location manager told us. The show, which stars Gavin Stenhouse as a rookie CIA agent, looks pretty great. Here’s the premise via NBC: Alex O’Connor, a young…

News & Features Community Board 11's offices at 2214 Bath Avenue (Source: Google Maps)

By Kimberly Connor Community Board 11’s meeting on November 20 focused heavily on the hot-button issue of illegal home conversions, the practice of subdividing one or two-family homes into single room occupancy dwellings. Also discussed were problematic parking laws on New Utrecht Avenue and the date of the annual Festa di Santa Rosalia. Illegal Home Conversions Bob Cassara…

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Alternate side parking regulations are suspended Monday through Wednesday, July 28 to 30 for Eid al-Fitr, and there will be no street cleaning on those days. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect. Eid al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan and is celebrated by Muslims worldwide. After fasting from dawn to sunset the previous month,…

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