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Everyone deserves a day at the beach (without having to take 2 trains and a bus)!

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For summer 2011 we will offer relief from the Brooklyn summer heat by transporting scorched city folks to Jacob Riis/ Fort Tilden beach. Towel toters will be whisked away in a painted bus that will drop them in the sand after a fun, quick trip. 

We have already found the bus, but need the funds to purchase and insure it. The summer is now in full swing so theres no time to waste! Our goal is to get YOU to the BEACH ASAP. 

Brooklyn Beach Bus patrons can look forward to these things:

+ surfing cat rooftop installation 
+ every rider gets to attach an object of their choice to the bus 
+ song menu - riders get one song of their choice per trip 
+ zinc nosed drivers in swimsuits 
+ tv playing summer movie clips 
+ sunscreen dispenser 
+ mini concession

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    You'll know you contributed to that cool shuttle you see around town

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    A book to read at the beach (we'll send one of our faves)

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    Water wings + visor + your name painted somewhere on the outside of the bus

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    One way ticket to the beach + sand castle building lesson

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    A round trip ticket to the beach -or- A video of 15 people thanking you personally from the beach bus

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    Custom photoshop image of you in a beach scene of your choosing (ex: surfing a giant wave on a turtle shell with a shark body) + a round trip ticket to the beach

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    Your name embroidered on a seat for all eternity

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    The surfing cat on top of the bus is yours at the end of the season (1 available)

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    You and 13 of your closest friends get a PRIVATE shuttle to and from the beach (only certain days available)

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    Embroidered seat, reserved any day, any time for you (with 1 day notice)

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