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Sheepshead and Jemal Hit Hard

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[Sailboat Banging The Footbridge]

Some sailboats broke free in sheepshead bay some of which sunk.

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[Sunk Sailboat in Sheepshead]

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The Day After The Shooting

Area Precincts sent multiple Community Affairs officers to PS 194 this morning to explain what happened to whomever asked, as well as to be a presence to make people feel better.

D’Amato’s father, George D’Amato Sr., told the Post his son “had minor scrapes with the law, nothing serious.” He added: “I am […]

Dine in Brooklyn: March 15th – March 25th

Dine In Brooklyn:

$20.10* Lunch, $25.00* Dinner.

3 Courses. Quality food, no attitude on the side!

Over 175 restaurants. Call any of the participating restaurants to make a reservation and be sure to mention “Dine In Brooklyn.”(Availability is limited, so please cancel any reservations you can’t keep.) [*does not include beverages, tax, or […]

Parks Arrests 80 Men for Sexual Acts in Plumb Beach

[The Plumb Beach Rest Stop is covered in used condoms]

Last August, as in last year, the National Park Service arrested & summonsed about 80 men for sex related crimes(either propositioning, in the act, etc.).

The NPS conducted undercover operations to entrap proposition people. Apparently it worked well.

In the process they also […]

Michael Sandy to get Memorial at Plumb Beach Rest Stop

Michael Sandy, a gay man, who died after Anthony Fortunato, John Fox, and Ilya Shurov lured him to the plumb beach rest stop to steal his money, is now going to get some sort of tombstone like memorial at the rest stop.

According to SheepheadBites, CB 15 voted unanimously to approve this memorial.

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Sheepshead May Be Saved by UFT

In protest of the DOE planning on closing our area schools the United Federation of Teachers’ (UFT)has filed a lawsuit to stop the closure of 19 city public schools including Sheepshead Bay HS, Dewey, FDR, and Grady.

Read more at Courier Life

Sheepshead Bay High School Going to Close

Sheepshead Bay High School, our High School, is going to close at the end of the year.

The DOE is citing graduation rates for special education and low-income students. More than likely the DOE is going to replace Sheepshead with smaller and/or charter schools.

3 other Brooklyn schools are going to close as […]

Sheepshead Mosque Brings Show of Force to CB 15

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Residents in Sheepshead Bay have been opposing a mosque that is going to be built on 2812 Voorhies Avenue. The mosque plans to build as-of-right meaning they will build within zoning and not apply for any special variances.

Opposing Residents have been doing a few things to get their message across. First, they attended a plumb beach civic meeting where racist undertones were very apparent. Then there was an anonymous fliers circulating headlining “Say no to mosque at 2812 Voorhies Avenue.” It basically states there are quality of life issues such as parking, traffic and noise. It goes on to state that the mosque has a goal of establishing an Islamic state in America, has a troubling history of associations with radical organizations and individuals that promote terrorism, anti-Semitism and rejects Israel’s right to exist.

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Which brings us to last nights CB 15 meeting.
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Roll-N-Roaster Scrooged P.S. 222 out of Money

After the recent ban on bake sales in New York City schools, parents associations across the city have been desperately trying to make up for the lack of funds. P.S. 222 in Marine Park is no exception to these cuts and had to find other ways to raise money. One popular fundraiser has […]

Brennan & Carr Video!

Recently, Man Vs Food on the Travel Channel featured Brennan and Carr!

Watch it above!

Broth 101 was a great feature.

Dingle Dangle – Least amount of broth, just the beef. Double Dip – Both sides of bread and beef. K.F.J. – Knife and Fork Job. Complete […]

Travel Channel: Man vs Food at L&B and Brennan & Carr!

Man vs Food which airs on the discovery channel explores restaurants all over the county to find unique dishes and best traditional foods.

Premieres Wednesday, November 11, at 10 E/P

Host Adam Richman with Brooklyn Brough President Marty Markowitz

Brennan & Carr Adam visits Brennan & Carr, where they put tender roast […]

The UA “IMAX” is not actually IMAX

The United Artist movie theater in Sheepshead Bay months back (somewhere around the star trek release) added I-MAX to its venue. The theater was opened in an attempt to draw more audiences and give Sheepshead Bay access to IMAX. The question is, “Is it the real I-MAX?”

Turns out…The screen is just slightly […]

News 12 Picks Up on Plumb Beach Lockup

News 12 recently picked up on the lockup story at the Plumb Beach rest stop, that GerritsenBeach.net broke.

News 12: Residents: Plum Beach rest stop lacks security

Plumb Beach Rest Stop No Longer Being Locked Up

The Plumb Beach Belt Parkway Rest Stop is no longer being locked on a regular 7 day a week basis. More often than not the Plumb Beach Rest Stop isn’t locked up at closing allowing it to be populated at the early morning hours.

It only took 2 and a half years for […]

Bulkhead Construction on $9Mil Knapp Lot

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The lot which is currently on sale for $9 million, is currently undergoing bulkhead repairs. This is not the city repairing the bulkhead as some may have first thought, but the property owner. They have also repaired the entire sidewalk on Knapp Street adjacent to their […]