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10th Annual Dan’s 5K Fun Run & Walk: September 15, 2012

10 Years!

Foster was diagnosed with rectal cancer a decade ago. His doctor, anticipating surgery, told him that dropping from 230 to 170 pounds would greatly assist his recovery. He lost the weight and, having experienced the fruits of exercise for the first time in his life, has since embarked on many long-distance fund-raising […]

GB Flyover!

Gerritsen Beach and the House of Representatives NY9

In short, Anthony Weiner held NY9, until Bob Turner was elected in September 2011 to complete the term of Democrat Anthony Weiner, who had resigned. Then NY was completely redrawn, eliminating Bob Turner.

Come November 6th we are going to have two choices for our Representative to the house.

(Democrat) Yvette Clarke (Brownsville, Crown Heights, East […]

Gather Inn Again Opens Kitchen

The gather inn again has opened their kitchen to great reviews. We have yet to try it. Has anyone tried it?


Bank of New York Buys SSJ Development Tax Liens from City

Not sure what to make of this but the Bank of New York just purchased 950 Tax Leins from the City of New York worth $16,910,848.38.

We should be interested because  of the 950, 6 were from SSJ Development.  SSJ had major plans to turn Danza’s property into condos, lucky GerritsenBeach.net took an interest.


NYTimes: The Art of Hiding in Plain Sight

Gerritsen Beach, a neighborhood on Brooklyn’s southern shore, is prized by residents for its quiet and off-the-grid seclusion.

Read more at NY Times

NY Times Photo Gallery

Vollies Celebrate 90 Years of Service

Via GBFD.net

The Gerrittsen Beach Fire Department is celebrating 90 years of service. According to their website they are in the process of making a 90th year journal and are looking for personal stories and pictures, as well as boosters to be in the journal.

Read […]

Marty Golden’s Summer Concerts Draw to a Close at Marine Park

The remaining 2012 Summer Concerts schedule is as follows:

August 8 Plastic Soul (60’s, 70’s, Classic Rock) Marine Park (Fillmore Ave.)

August 14 Risky Business (All your favorite oldies) 79th St & Shore Road August 15 Out of the Blue(Classic Rock and Dance) Marine Park (Fillmore Ave.) August 17 City Sounds(Oldies, Dance and […]

Community CPR Class – Saturday August 11th

Saturday August 11th, 2012 9:30 AM @ Volley Memorial Hall

43 Seba Avenue

Map and Directions | Register


Community Level CPR Approximately 4-5 hours Choking, AED, Infant, Child, Adult CPR Dress Comfortably

Class Differences:

Community CPR: is for everyone.

Professional/BLS CPR: is for EMT’s, Nurses, Healthcare Providors, CFR’s, Lifeguards, anyone with a duty […]

Tour Bus Spotted in Gerritsen Beach

Not a sight you usually see on Gerritsen Avenue in the middle of the afternoon on a Thursday!

The NY Times thinks we are being left behind? How funny would it be if we are included in a south Brooklyn anti-hispter bus route.

I could only imagine:

Ladies and gentleman on your right is the […]

2012 DEP Gerristen Beach Clean Up – August 18th

Please join the New York City Departments of Environmental Protection, Sanitation, and Parks and Recreation on Sunday, August 12, in a day of service to help clean up some of the local beaches and shorelines that New Yorkers enjoy the most. The clean up will take place from 8 am to noon. Rain […]

Golden Trying to Cleanup Derelict Properties

44 Noel – In Dander of Collapse

Senator Matry Golden recently brought in the Department of Buildings and the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit to see what if anything can be done to secure these properties to ensure the safety of the building and the neighbors homes.

Any other properties out there?

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