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Town Hall for Weiners Seat Tonight

The Manhattan Beach COmmunity Group is hosting a Town Hall Meeting tonight August 31, Wednesday, at 8 PM. at PS 195 (131 Irwin Street)

David Weprin is the Democratic nominee and Bob Turner is the Republican nominee.

It will be interesting to see as both bombed on a recent quiz of the district.

“Untitled” Movie Shoot on Gerritsen Avenue

They look as though they are filming in the library.

Who is in this project? Let’s find out!

Gerritsen Beach Pictures of Hurricane Irene

Peak High Tide on Canal

Peak High Tide on Canal

Kiddie Beach Peak High Tide

Gain Ct. Water Goes Right Through It

Gain Ct

Whoa! High Canal

Sandbags on Canal

At High Tide Peak Irene

again At High Tide Peak Irene


Resurrection School is Open if you need to leave your home.

As per the vollies. Resurrection School is open if you need to leave your home.

NYC: Mandatory Evacuation of Zone A

Coney, Brighton, Sheepshead are ZONE A. Some of Rockaway is ZONE A but ALL of Rockaway is under Mandatory Evacuation



Plese do not panic. As of now This evacuation does not include Gerritsen Beach

Residents in Zone A are advised to leave their homes before 5pm Saturday. This includes ALL of […]

GB Man / Brenmans Employee Gets “I Survived the Quake Tattoo”

Gerritsen Beach resident gets a I survived the quake tattoo

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2011/08/25/2011-08-25_tats_all_he_wrote_about_miniquake_ink_artist_finds_at_least_1_taker.html#ixzz1W8T7Gb6b

With Hurricane Irene Approaching

Hurricane Irene is approaching and the Vollies would like for you to know the following information

The Vollies will be available in the event a problem may arise you can contact them at 718-332-3333 (emergency) or 718-332-9292 (non emergency). Please continue to check the news for changes in the weather so you may […]

BREAKING: Earthquake

Breaking earthquake felt all over Brooklyn.

A 5.9 earthquake hits virgina . Felt all over nyc.

How did everyone make out?

Events: Dan’s 5k Fun Run

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 […]

Beware: Inspection Stickers are Being Stolen

Car owners beware we are being told that more than a few cars were broken into last Sunday night with the intent  to steal the inspection stickers and anything loose. This mainly happened in the new section.

Updated: NYPD Investigation

The altercation was a half-mile from the beach, the police said.


Parks Clears Weeds Leaves the Green Monster

As per Senator Goldens requests and 311 calls, the NYC parks department has cleared most of the weeds in front of the soccer field fence. The fence is also known as the Green Monster as it blocks the view of most a good portion of the soccer field.

Allen Avenue Block Party Saturday

The Allen Avenue block party is this Saturday!

The block party association wants everyone to try and move their cars early and they also want everyone to know the permit is legit and to see the block party captain for any permit related questions.


Update 8/19/2011 There is also the Plumb 1st Street Block party on […]

Breaking: Body Found at Point


A body has been found at the point

On Thursday, August 18, 2011 at approximately 0725 hours, police officers responded to calls of a body in the water at 3078 Gerritsen Ave within the confines of the 63 precinct. Upon arrival, officers discovered a M/W/28 unconscious and unresponsive on the shore of the location. EMS responded and pronounced the aided DOA. There are no arrests at this time, ME will determine the cause of death and investigation is ongoing.

Update 11:45AM From information gathered at the scene.

Both the stabbing at channel avenue and body at the point are related incidents.

There was a bar fight involving two brothers and another group that spilled into the streets. One brother was stabbed near Everett avenue and collapsed across the street in the weeds. He was transported to a hospital and is in critical condition. The other brother was stabbed and found DOA at the point.

Update 12:20PM Police are waiting on a warrant for a person of interest on 3609 Filmore Ave between 36 and 37th

Update 2:00pm The internet has identified the body as Timothy Murray and the stabbing victim as Ryan Murray.

Update 5:00pm The 63 has arrested someone in connection with the stabbing. A warrant was issued for Samuel Edison.

This is a breaking story and will be updated as information becomes available.

Warning: The below picture may be graphic for some.

Continue reading Breaking: Body Found at Point

Stabbing on Gerritsen Avenue

Police last night were searching for 3 white males that fled the scene near Gerritsen Ave and Channel Avenue after someone was stabbed multiple times. This happened in front of the Laundromat at 2690 Gerritsen Avenue

Serious Assault | Searching For 3 W/m’s That Fled The Scene near Gerritsen Ave Brooklyn, NY | […]