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  • '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"...
  • Jan Neuberger's Solo Show "Boomer Girl" At West Hartford's Playhouse

    Jan Neuberger's Solo Show "Boomer Girl" At West Hartford's Playhouse
    Broadway veteran, Jan Neuberger will present with her one-woman show, "Boomer Girl!" at West Hartford's Playhouse on Park March 22 to 25 for four performances.There bis a post-show talk back immediately following the final matinee on the 25th. Based on...
  • Castmembers Talk About Drama Behind New Show 'Brooklyn 11223'

    Castmembers Talk About Drama Behind New Show 'Brooklyn 11223'
    Angelina Favuzza, Christie Livoti, Joey Lynn Tekulve and Valona Saka of Oxygen's newest reality show "Brooklyn 11223" stopped by to talk about the drama we can expect this season. Oxygen takes viewers to the close-knit Brooklyn community of Bay Ridge,...
  • Subway Fire, Water Main Break Snarl Subway Commute

    Subway Fire, Water Main Break Snarl Subway Commute
    A fire and water main break are making it difficult for commuters to get home Friday night. A fire in the West 8th Street-NY Aquarium subway station is affecting service on the Q, F and B lines -- the one-alarm fire broke out in the relay room that...
  • Service Disruptions Continue On F, Q Lines

    Service Disruptions Continue On F, Q Lines
    Train service in and around Coney Island is still a mess, as fire investigators look for the cause of Friday evening's track fire. F trains aren't running between the Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and Avenue X stations; and there's no Q service between...
  • Full Service Returns To F Train In Brooklyn

    Full Service Returns To F Train In Brooklyn
    F train service between Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue and Avenue X stations resumed Saturday around 7:20 p.m. The West 8th Street-NY Aquarium Station re-opened to F train customers, but not for those riding the Q. Repair crews are still working on...