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Car vs Bus at Gerritsen and Channel Ave

This evening a white car collided into the back of a city bus.

Congratulations: Last day of School

Exams are over, grades are in. At this point, most students know whether they are bound for summer school or summer fun.

Congratulations to all who have moved up and graduated.

Events: Dan’s 5K Fun Run & Walk

Dan’s 5k Fun Run in Gerritsen Beach, has grown to be a must to-do event for runners (and walkers) in our area. It has also become a great event for runners in the brooklyn area to participate in.

This year the run will be in Memory of Jimmy Flynn and Harry McCandless and in […]

Events: Vollies Card Party

Please come join us at the Cort Club tonight (Friday, June 24 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm) for our annual card party!

It is a little late to donate itmes to the cause but if you would like you may check out our Donations and Wishlist page.

Thanks and we hope to […]

Second Death at Point in a Month

Yesterday, a middle aged man lost control of his car and ended up on the sidewalk. The man was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced DOA.

There is no additional information at this time.


Shooting in Marine Park

Only a matter of time before this happens here:

The police said Thomas Dunikowski of Marine Park, Brooklyn, fired after confronting unruly youths on the street where he lives. Read more: Two Teenagers Shot With Rifle in Brooklyn

Block Party? Did You Apply 90 Days Ago!?

Planning a summertime block party? New city rules require that permit submissions be filed at least 90 days prior to the event. That means individuals and groups hosting July 4th weekend festivals, events, and block parties would of had to submit applications no later than the first couple days of April.

Online Application […]

Vollies Hosting Blood Drive – Free Mets Tickets

Photo by Metsfan84, (Citi Field during the first regular season game at the ballpark. 4/13/09. )


Come join the Gerrittsen Beach Volunteer Fire Dept for their annual Blood Drive.

Saturday, June 18 · 9:00am – 3:00pm

All successful donors will receive one pair of mets tickets for an up-coming game. Donors must […]

“Back Weeds” Facebook Launches Scavanger Hunt

The Back Weeds Facebook is inviting people to walk back weeds for a scavenger hunt to find specially designed T-Shirts hidden back weeds.

The facebook fan page, The Back Weeds, launched the scavenger hunt on Facebook wall last Wednesday and is soon launching a dedicated website. .

To take part in the contest […]

Adopt Me

He’s about 6 weeks old now, not quite old enough for adoption but I’d like to have a home lined up asap. His name is Tito. I took him in when he was 3 weeks old. His mother carried him across the street, and then promptly got hit by a car. I hand […]

Golden: Support Our Troops Rally

Kiddie Beach Opening Day Parade 2011

The Gerritsen Beach Property Owners, Kiddie Beach Opening Day Parade was Saturday June 11, 2011.

Photo Gallery – Facebook Photo Gallery – Flickr


Activity at the Point

Coming in Via Email

Lots of activity at the point. CPR was given to a male.

Update 6/10/11: Obviously something awful happened we don’t want to speculate.


Giant Sink Hole on Knapp Street

This sinkhole was forming over the course of a week. Cars kept dipping more and more into the street until it finally gave out.

Senator Golden to Host “Support Our Troops” Rally

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) is announcing plans to host his annual “Support Our Troops” rally on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in Marine Park, at Avenue S and East 33rd Street.

Residents of the community are invited to join with veterans and family members of active servicemen […]