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Brighton Beach

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  • Man Shot By Police After Smashing Cruiser with Brick

    Man Shot By Police After Smashing Cruiser with Brick
    An NYPD police officer opened fire on a man Thursday morning, who they say threw a brick at a squad car after he was caught attempting to break into a parked car. According to authorities, officer Matt Sobota was getting ready to start his 5:30 a.m....
  • Brighton Beach Reality Show Not Getting Warm Welcome

    Despite considered by many as offensive MTVs Jersey Shore is a big hit. Now a realty TV show is being shot in Brighton Beach and the Russian leaders aren't too pleased. Dozens of Russian leaders have expressed their displeasure to the Liftetime network,...
  • Lifetime To Produce Brighton Beach Reality Show

    Lifetime To Produce Brighton Beach Reality Show
    A casting company in Brighton Beach is looking for the Russian version of Snooki and The Situation for a new Lifetime series, and the protests have already begun. A coalition of politicians, activists and community groups are sending a steady stream of...
  • Police Search For Man Wanted For Sexual Assault

    Police Search For Man Wanted For Sexual Assault
    Police are looking for a man who shot at NYPD officers while they were investigating the sexual assault of a woman in Brooklyn. Shortly after the shooting, another woman was raped on a rooftop in another section of the borough. The first victim was a 21-...
  • Cops On The Hunt For 2 Armed Rapists In Brooklyn

    Cops On The Hunt For 2 Armed Rapists In Brooklyn
    Cops in Brooklyn are trying to get two armed rapists off the streets. A creep threatened a woman with a box cutter in Crown Heights before raping her early Monday on a rooftop on Bergen Street according to police. Cops say the woman was standing...
  • 'Brighton Beach Memoirs' playing at Town Players' Little Theatre in Newtown

    'Brighton Beach Memoirs' playing at Town Players' Little Theatre in Newtown
    Brighton Beach Memoires is a Neil Simon comedy that tells the story of Eugene Jerome's coming of age in Brooklyn in 1937. He has a sexual awakening and needs to find his identity, despite the fact that there's always a family member underfoot. It's...
  • 'Mad' Maks Gelman Gets More Than The Maximum Sentence

    'Mad' Maks Gelman Gets More Than The Maximum Sentence
    He's been called the 'Butcher of Brighton Beach,' 'Mad Maks' and 'The Smirking Slaughterer.' And today Maksim Gelman lived up to all of his notorious nicknames, especially the last one -- smirking and smiling his way through his sentencing, complete...
  • On Theater: Eggington, Milgrim set pace in 2011

    The late playwright Horton Foote influenced the choices of both individual artists who stood above the crowd in local theater in 2011. Foote wrote the play "A Trip to Bountiful," the movie version of which won its star, Geraldine Page, an Oscar in 1985....
  • NYC's Russian Version Of 'The Jersey Shore' Causes Uproar

    NYC's Russian Version Of 'The Jersey Shore' Causes Uproar
    Mi scusi Italianos... Russkie Idut. Translation: the Brighton Beach Russians are here and the TV network Lifetime is ready to launch a new reality show that threatens to be NYC's version of The Jersey Shore. The show is called Russian Dolls and it...
  • Costly New Brighton Beach Parking Permit Is 'Robbery', Residents Say

    Costly New Brighton Beach Parking Permit Is 'Robbery', Residents Say
    In Brooklyn's Brighton Beach parking spaces are disappearing rapidly, leaving residents at the mercy of the only existing permit-parking lot. Constant calls into the Neighborhood Association are proof to President Pat Singer that her community is in need...
  • 'Russian Dolls' Puts Spotlight On Brighton Beach

    'Russian Dolls' Puts Spotlight On Brighton Beach
    The new Lifetime reality show "Russian Dolls" goes in deep--deep into the Russian-immigrant community of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. Of course the comparisons are there, pitting the show as the Russian version of "The Jersey Shore." "Russian Dolls"...