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Coney Island Development News

There has been quite of bit of news coming out of Coney Island this week. Mainly with evictions due to the proposed redevelopment.

The story has been well covered by The Gowanus Lounge

 Tuesday, October 26th 2006

Developer Starting to Empty Out Its Coney Properties? (Gowanus Lounge) NEW-WAVE CONEY (NY Post) Coney developers forcing […]

Gerritsen Beach Wikified!

Well folks.

This is about Gerritsen Beach’s Wikipedia article. For those of you who don’t know what wikipedia is. Its a free online encyclopedia edited by users. For example if you know alot about rocks and wanted to contribute to the rock article you could add information for the world to share.

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Vollies: 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands @ Tamaqua

To benefit the Gerrittsen Beach Volunteer Fire Department

$25 at the door

Hosted By: Cathy Benecke e-mail

When: Saturday Nov 04, 2006 at 8:00 PM

Where: Tamaqua Marina 84 Ebony Court Brooklyn, NY 11229

Discuss Here


Chris Rock mentions P.S. 277 to NYTimes

In real life Mr. Rock attended two predominantly white Brooklyn schools, Public School 277 in Gerritsen Beach, and Marine Park Junior High, and was bused beginning in grade school.

“One thing I distinctly remember is that the white kids called each other by their last names, in grade school,” Mr. Rock said in a […]

Halloween Festival Postponed

The Halloween Festival has postponed to 11/4 (Thanks: Margret Zang)

Original Post

Halloween Festival

When: Saturday, October 28th 2006 Where: Little League Field by Cryus Time: 12pm – 4pm I cant go but if any of you readers go send in your pictures.

Update#1: The Halloween Festival has postponed to 11/4 (Thanks: Margret Zang) Click to Enlarge Flyer

Discuss Here […]

Leons: Kaput, Done, Closed, No More, WTF

What happened!

Leons is done. Its not coming back. Thats too bad.

Ive called to try to find out anything but no luck.

Discuss here

When is a spot “your spot”?

Short Answer: Never

Long Answer: Unless you live on a block with 3-5 houses it’s not your spot. Even then it’s not your spot. If someone is parked there park elsewhere.

I’ve been hearing of this happening in both sections. This rule applies to everyone. People leave notes on cars not to park […]

GerritsenBeach.net project

Starting today.

We are taking on a new project here at GerritsenBeach.net world headquarters.

We are going to take a one picture a day and maybe a second at dusk of the progress at seba ave park. So that in the end we will create a fast moving movie montage complete with 80’s rock […]

Fahy Mass Card

Site News: October

We at GerritsenBeach.net need more authors, contributors, and readers!

Like what you see? Don’t like what you see? Tell someone! Send them a link.

There has been alot of news going on lately if you want to contribute by writing an Op-Ed peice. Great. Write it up. Send it over let it get posted. […]

more bad news on the Plumb Beach Attack

The victim of what the authorities say was a hate crime died in a Brooklyn hospital yesterday, five days after he was attacked, robbed and forced into roaring traffic on the Belt Parkway, where he was struck by a hit-and-run driver.

Link to NYTimes Article Link to PDF

GB Police Blotter

TEEN ARRESTED IN AVE. T ROBBERY: A 16-year-old Gerritsen Beach resident has been arrested for allegedly joining a group of thugs that robbed a 58-year-old Midwood resident last week.

Police said that Michael Sheehan, a resident of the 200 block of Allen Avenue, was taken into custody shortly after the robbery, which took place […]

Another Racial Incident

2 of 3 were GB residents. This happened a few days ago but had no arrests. It happened over at the plumb beach rest stop.

Three Brooklyn men were charged with hate crimes yesterday in connection with an attack on a man who was lured to a desolate meeting place Sunday night, robbed and […]

Seba Ave Park Video

We have to apologize in advance the video is crappy but the audio is good. Your better off hitting play and minimizing the video.

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