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The Lowes Wall of Doom

The Lowes in Mill Basin lot has made some surprising progress over the course of the last few months.

Most surprisingly is this almost free standing wall, right up against Avenue U.

Previous Posts:

May 2007 – Lowes Coming to Avenue U by Kings Plaza Area August 2007 – Kings Plaza Construction […]

T.V. Series “Lost” Star Filming in Brooklyn

Via MillBasinBlog.net

“Boy Wonder” a full feature length movie coming out in January of 2010, is being filmed in Brooklyn on Ryder Street between Avenue S and Avenue T.

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Mill Basin: Lowes Construction in Full Force

In what used to be the Kings Plaza outdoor parking lot, in now going to be a Lowes.

After a few years of nothingness, the construction is in full force.

August […]

Picture of the Week: Long Shot of Kings Plaza!

Mill Basin Christmas Lights

Here are some great pictures of the Mill Basin Christmas lights by flickr user bluemagoo

Check out his Mill Basin Gallery

The 63rd Precinct Night Out Against Crime!

The 63rd precinct Night Out Against Crime!

Here is the photo gallery.

All of the area’s local civic  groups were there including: Bergen Beach Civic, Fraser Civic, Mill Basin Civic, and Flatlands Civic.

There were rides from advark amusements, a huge spread of food, as well as pizza from La Villa, and Lenny […]

Developer Stephen S. Jemal in $5.5 Million Dollar Contract Dispute with His Investment Companies

(Stephen Jemal assumes the position for a Daily News writer. - Courtesy of Daily News)

The investment companies that fund the Jemal’s Brooklyn projects in Mill Basin, Gerritsen beach and Sheepshead Bay have filed a civil suit against Stephen S Jemal and Sharon E Jemal in Texas Northern District Court.

The companies “Gerritsen Beach Investments Ltd” and “Riviera Investments I Ltd” filed their complaint on 7/14/2008 the cause is stated as a “Contract Dispute“.

The plaintiffs claim that the Jemal’s (Stephen and Sharon) have not paid them back $5,580,000 plus interest. The Jemals are also allegedly also refusing to pay them back!

Both of the investment companies are being represented by Todd Hoodenpyle of Singer & Levick

What does this mean for his existing construction projects? Time will tell.

For anyone that picks this up in the media, it would be really nice to have a credit for breaking this story.

Updated: Below the Fold

Continue reading Developer Stephen S. Jemal in $5.5 Million Dollar Contract Dispute with His Investment Companies

Mill Basin Draw Bridge to Become Fixed Bridge

The Mill Basin Bridge is adjacent to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and the Gateway National Recreation Area.  It is a movable draw bridge on the Belt Parkway with a clearance over mean high water of 35 feet.  The new structure will not be a draw bridge, but a fixed structure with a […]

Mill Basin: Your Ad Here

Mill Basin Shopping Center Catches Fire

On Sunday March 2 some stores in the Mill Basin Shopping Center caught fire including: La Villa, the Dry Cleaners, and Asian Fusion.

There were notes left on the Dry Cleaners and La Villa

Kings Plaza Construction Fence Goes Up

For those that don’t know, Lowes, the Big Box Home Supply store is coming to our side of Brooklyn. They are setting up shop in what used to be the outdoor parking lot next to Kings Plaza.

The blue fencing is now around the property and the land nice and flattened.

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Lowes Coming to Avenue U by Kings Plaza Area

For those that don’t know, Lowes, the Big Box Home Supply store is coming to our side of Brooklyn. They are looking to setup shop in what used to be the outdoor parking lot next to Kings Plaza.

Recently, at a Mill Basin Civic Association Meeting, residents expressed opposition to […]

Work On Mill Basin Bridge

The work has been ongoing since March, The bridge can sure use the work.

Constructed in 1942, it has outlived its useful service life. Age, weather, and increased traffic volume have taken a toll on the structure.

Work started in March and will continue through July 2007.

The re-decking of the bridge is still […]