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Events: VFW & Marine Corps Support the Troops Rally

SUPPORT THE TROOPS RALLY SATURDAY, 1 OCTOBER 2011 12 NOON – 5:00 PM 2414 Gerritsen avenue Brooklyn, New York 11229

The Marine Corps League Brooklyn No.1 Detachment 217 and The Argonne Marine Park Post No. 107 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will be holding a “Support The Troops Rally” at the […]

Found Dog

Events: Model Railroad Exhibit

This weekend at the Nature Center is a free model railroad exhibit

September 24 & 25

Seba Avenue Traffic Signal Activated Today

Push the Button…

Crossing at Gerritsen and Seba Avenues is expected to be safer beginning today.

The new traffic signal at the intersection is operating as of today and  although it might depend on who you ask,  the parents I ran into are happy with the signal. They were tired of having to […]

Dan’s 5k Fun Run and Walk

On your marks, get set, go!

Dan’s 5k Fun Run and Walk was this past weekend and it was loads of fun. We are working on getting the winning times.

Photo Gallery – Flickr Photo Gallery – Facebook


Beach Rat Runners Club

Finish line is near


Events: Senior Idol


What: Brooklyn’s 5th Senior Idol Singing Competition Sponsored by AARP Chapter #5055 with State Senator Marty Golden When: Saturday Night – October 1, 2011 Xaverian High School @ 8PM

Admission: $15 at the door (Includes 5 Raffle Tickets)

EMCEE: Mr. Joe Franklin

Guest Judges: Frankie Marra, Nancy Liatsis and Joe Loposky


Five Years of GerritsenBeach.net

I woke up today and realized it is the 5th anniversary of the launch of GerritsenBeach.net.

A lot has happened since the launch of the site; hell, a lot has happened this past year. Many of the stories have been wonderful, and some, which usually get the most attention, are a little rough to […]

Events: Dan’s 5k Fun Run Tomorrow!

Dan’s 5k Fun Run is Tomorrow

61 Precinct Ready and Willing are We? Prepping for a Gerritsen Beach Halloween

At last night’s 61 precinct community council meeting the 61 Precinct Commanding Officer Deputy Inspector Georgios Mastrokostas flat out asked for our assistance to prevent another dangerous Halloween in Gerritsen Beach.

As explained at the meeting, the 61 precinct does not want Halloween to go down like it did last year. Councilman Lew […]

Bob Turner is our New Congressman

Bob Turner, a Queens businessman, defeated David Weprin winning the 9th Congressional District by a margin of more than eight percent (with 84 percent of districts counted just after midnight).

Statement From David Weprin

I just called Bob Turner to congratulate him on a well-fought campaign. He will now have the honor of […]

Gerritsen Beach 9/11 Ceremony

Marine Park 9/11 Ceremony

In Marine Park, hundreds of people packed in front of the construction site of the new field house.

The ceremony was sponsored by State Senator Marty Golden.



9/11 Memorial Plaza

A big thanks to Frankie who was kind enough to send us some of the Gerritsen Beach victims of 9/11 at the new memorial plaza.


Kiddie Beach Open Mic Night

Ice Cream U Scream’s Open Mic Night aka Beach Stock was a great success.

The yearly event is a fundraiser for Kiddie Beach, and hopefully a way to get some kids off the streets for a night.


Events: 9/11 Ceremonies

Freshly Painted Scoreboard

In time for the Gerritsen Beach & Marine Park 9/11 Ceremonies, the area around Larry Veling field has been spruced up.

Our area is holding two ceremonies to remember 9/11:

Marine Park at 5:00pm presented by Senator Golden Gerritsen Beach at 7:00pm at Larry Veling Field Below is some before and […]