Gerritsen Beach, a neighborhood on Brooklyn’s southern shore, is prized by residents for its quiet and off-the-grid seclusion.
In a borough that has become a globally recognized icon of cool, residents are watching the renaissance with resentment and indifference.
On a rainy mid-December night, transit union president John Samuelsen led hundreds of chanting, whistle-blowing workers on a head-turning march through lower Manhattan.
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Gerritsen Beach resident gets a I survived the quake tattoo
Investigators believe that the burglaries at the Knights of Columbus and Wyld Child tattoo shop may have been committed by the same person.
Thinking about throwing a snow ball this weekend? Look at what the consequences could be.
The New York Times tries to grapple what GerritsenBeach.net is exactly
According to a follow up story from Courier Life, Lacon Court is still a mess.
Residents say the folks running the marina at Lacon Court in Gerritsen Beach are still illegally dumping fill and garbage on the filthy site — which the state ordered to be cleaned up by Nov. 6.
In fact, more than three weeks after the deadline to clean up the decrepit waterfront area passed, residents say the two lots along between Lacon Court and the Plumb Beach Channel are being used for more nefarious purposes.
They suspect that cemusa is incorrectly using a 2.75-inch bolt instead of a 3.5-inch bolt which would make the unit more secure.
Our neighborhood downtown Brooklyn based community paper recently picked up on the possibility of a traffic signal on Gerritsen Avenue. Maybe they picked up the story out of thin air because they weren’t at the meeting.
Even though they added nothing to the story at hand, they did add additional exposure – which in the end is good for us.
The Village Voice gave a great write up about “18 obsessive, cantankerous, and unstoppable Gotham blogs worth going ape over”. We at GerritsenBeach.net are humbled by the headline and honored to be included with other great blogs.
Via Courier Life Police Blotter