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Old Section Resident Gets Sanitation Ticket for Parking on Sidewalk

If read that headline you should be asking yourself the Old Section has sidewalks? Well, no they don’t – at least not really. But a sanitation enforcement agent believes there is enough of a sidewalk to issue a parking violation for “Sidewalk”

According to our tipster the parked car was parked a good […]

Parks Bringing in a Chip-like Material for New Forest

"Chip"-like material to lay the ground work for new forest.

Dragonetti The Parks Department has been busy all week clearing the land across from the library for their new forest. Yesterday, they started to bring in trucks full of woodchips to act as the ground floor for their trees and shrubs.

The planting […]

Seba Avenue Park: Foundation Poured

At Seba Avenue Park they have laid down the foundation and laid down pipes for the future Comfort Station.

Gerritsen Beach 9/11 Memorial


Tribute in Light - From Gerritsen Beach

Gerritsen Beach paid their respects to those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 yesterday at Larry Veling Field. The memorial went well into the dark with everyone sharing stories, tears, and prayers.

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Park in a Nonexistent “Driveway”? That’s $95

Coming in Via Email

I received a ticket the other night for parking in front of a home on Canton Court for no other reason other than retaliation for taking the owners spot. The ticket was for blocking a driveway. Which does not exist. Please Help!

Let’s be clear that this could happen […]

Reserved Parking In Gerritsen Beach

62 Canton Court – LOVES their cones!

Parking is Gerritsen Beach is not unique in anyway, we share the same issues just like the rest of the city. If anything, some could argue that we have better parking than most of the city.

It seems as though Canton Court needs to be highlighted […]

The New Future of Seba Avenue Park – Hockey?

Red Boxes are Expansion Plans

Seba Avenue Skate Park is expanding again.Parks recently held a meeting at Councilman Lew Fidlers office with George Broadhead of the Property Owners and John Douglas of GBCares. They were invited to see the new plans and offer their input.

We will be getting a new general asphalt […]

Raccoon Tips

Via NYC.gov

What to Know About Raccoons The common name “raccoon” comes from an Indian word that means “he scratches with his hands.” The raccoon is easily identified by its black mask and ringed tail. Typically, adult raccoons are about 2 feet long and weigh between 10 and 30 pounds. Raccoons are able […]

Raccoons Are Climbing in Your Window, Snatching Your People Up

Raccoons Say Hello at Lester Court

Beware of these brazen Raccoons! They want to see what’s you’re watching on TV!

Boat Fire Update

Vollies were the first to get water on the Fire.

Via nycfire.net

Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn, NY, 8/16/10

Address: at the docks off 1 Cyrus Ave off Madoc Ave

20:19 hours Phone Box 3667 – Report of a boat fire Engs. 321, 309, 254 TL159, TL!53 Battalion 33 Marine 3

20:20 hours Marine 3: […]

Despite Residents Warnings Electrical Lines Fall

For the last several months residents of Noel Avenue have been contacting the city via 311 about a utility pole. Despite months of calls the pole came crashing down damaging property.

The utility pole had been sagging and the wires it supported were slowly dropping. It gotten so bad that neighbors would have […]

Ticket Blitz in Gerritsen Beach

The Traffic Enforcement Agency has apparently discovered Gerritsen Beach’s nook and cranny’s . Recently we have been getting tickets EVERYWHERE.

First Beacon, reports of wrong way dead end parking on Madoc, Garland, Eaton. We are on someones radar.

Now the point! Check out the pictures above and below.


Weekend Block Parties!!!

Senator Golden with Gotham Avenue Pig Roast

This weekend was busy with block parties.

Check them out!

Eaton Court Block Party – Flickr Eaton Court Block Party – Facebook

Gotham Avenue Block Party – Flickr Gotham Avenue Block Party – Facebook

Gotham Avenue Cool Down

Long Line at Gotham Avenue Water […]

All Way Stops Signs Coming for Noel and Madoc Avenues

All way stop signs may be in the near future for Noel Avenue and Maddoc Avenue.

Residents of Noel Avenue submitted petitions to CB15 requesting all way stop signs because of the speeding on Noel and Maddoc Avenues.

A traffic study will be conducted shortly by DOT.

Noel and Lois, Noel and Seba, […]

Beacon Update and How to Park on A Dead End

After Beacon Court received dozens of parking violations for wrong way parking. Many people were angry and contacted GerritsenBeach.net who put the residents in touch with the Gerritsen Beach Property Owners Assocation and Lew Fidlers office. After our story and subsequent phone calls the Property Owners personally invited the members of Beacon Court […]