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A Park Uprooted and Destroyed

Vandals rip up almost a hundred trees back weeds.

This past weekend the Gerritsen Beach ball fields dugout and newly planted trees have been destroyed. Vandals ripped up and tossed around more than a hundred trees. They also severely damaged the dugout bending fence poles completely out of shape.

For those keeping track, they […]

$100,000 Moved to GB to Clean Weeds

Last year, parks cleared a large patch of land across from the library to plant 2,000 plus trees. While clearing the land they discovered a berm of cement and debris. At the time, Parks promised then that they would coordinate with sanitation and just remove the debris. Months later, Parks discovered they didn’t have enough […]

36 Million for Anthony Turturro

Seven years later Anthony Tuturro who was struck by a speeding car at the 2004 Christmas Tree ceremony gets a verdict. Which after the math is all said and done works out to be $19 million from the city. Via NY Post

Acording to the decision the panel believed that city officials ignored […]

Why is Amici Stopping Traffic on Gerritsen Avenue?

Updated: 7:32 am

During a fundraising event at Amici’s this past weekend, party goers setup what appeared to be vehicle checkpoint. They were aggressively panhandling – stopping cars along Gerritsen suggesting people give money for cancer.

Many people starting contacting the website this past Sunday about problems in front of amici’s and when we went up to check it out. We […]

Schools To Start Thursday Please “Drive Carefully”

As students head back to school, motorists should drive cautiously to prevent injuries and deaths among school-age children.

AAA urges drivers to:

Slow down near schools, bus stops and playgrounds. Obey lower speed limits in school zones. Stop for school buses with flashing red lights and extended stop arms. Never use a handheld […]

“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!

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.

Breaking: Body Found at Point

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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.

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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 | […]

Cort Club Finished

Cort club finished it’s wall upgrades replacing what used to be siding.

Cort Club Construction

The Cort Club (2648 Gerritsen Avenue) is replacing their old siding with a newer exterior.

Seba Avenue Light About to Flip the Switch

The Seba Avenue traffic signal is about complete as the signals and cross walk signals are up. The installation of the signal hopes to help parents cross the street safely.

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ATV Racing

Residents at the end of Gerritsen Avenue are struggling with a growing number of off-road vehicles who use Gerritsen Avenue for dangerous stunts and racing.

A video posted on YouTube in February shows an example of the use of these vehicles racing up and down Gerritsen Avenue at high speeds. The summer weather […]

Wyld Chyld Gets a New Awning

Brand New Well Designed Awning!

Wyld Chyld Tattoo (2606 Gerritsen Avenue)  this past weekend replaced their old awning with a brand spanking new one reaching across both store fronts.

They did expand next door, expanding their operations and from all accounts a great neighbor.

The tattoo shop is located at what used to be […]

Seba Avenue Traffic Light up and Installed

It was announced back in May, and now  the Department of Transportation  has just about  finished installing a  pedestrian signal at Gerritsen Avenue and Seba Avenue so that parents will have signal assistance in crossing Gerritsen to Seba Avenue Park.

The light will be a steady green for cars on Gerritsen, except when the push […]