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Knapp Street Burger King Converted To Temporary Mosque For Ramadan

Shuttered for more than two years, the former Burger King location at 2481 Knapp Street has been converted into a temporary prayer space for...

Storobin Sends Second Letter To Bloomberg About Voorhies Mosque

We wrote back in July about State Senator David Storobin's attempts to get the city to revisit the issue of the Islamic mosque and...

NY Times: Voorhies Mosque Still Faces Opposition, Though Numbers Have Dwindled

The ongoing issue of the proposed mosque and Islamic community center slated to be built in Sheepshead Bay has the community divided and the...

Islamic Group Hosts Book Bag Giveaway At Voorhies Mosque This Saturday

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfqXwgPbpRw?rel=0] To celebrate the new school year, local Muslims, the Muslim American Society (MAS) and the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) are teaming...

Ben Akselrod Stokes Fears About Voorhies Avenue Mosque

Reader and Bay People member Victor Benari e-mailed us last week, attaching a quote from Ben Akselrod, who is facing off against Assemblyman Steven...

Storobin Urges Bloomberg To Reexamine Voorhies Mosque

State Senator David Storobin sent a letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, urging the city to reexamine alleged zoning issues surrounding the planned Islamic mosque...

Video: Akselrod Announces Campaign To Unseat Cymbrowitz

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qs9RjB6tgqk?rel=0] Conservative Democrat Ben Akselrod announced his campaign for State Assembly yesterday, setting the stage for a primary battle against incumbent Steven Cymbrowitz, who...

Markowitz Says Sheepshead Bay Mosque May Violate Zoning Laws

A letter from Borough President Marty Markowitz - dated January 4, 2012 - has surfaced, indicating his office may be sympathetic to Bay People's...

As Sheepshead Bay Mosque Construction Progresses, Organizers Renew Outreach Efforts

It's been a while since we've had a proper update on the Sheepshead Bay mosque (2812 Voorhies Avenue). Last we heard, the opponents of...

Opponents Lose Appeal Against Sheepshead Mosque

Bay People, the opponents of the proposed Sheepshead Bay mosque on Voorhies Avenue, has lost a zoning challenge that was key to their strategy...

More Fliers Fly In Sheepshead Bay Mosque Controversy

These two fliers landed in my inbox this week, in the wake of a Brooklyn Supreme Court ruling that tossed out Bay People's lawsuit...

Sheepshead Bay Mosque Wins First Court Battle, Bay People Push Forward

A Kings County Supreme Court judge refused yesterday to issue an injunction against the proposed mosque at 2812 Voorhies Avenue that would have required...

Mosque Opponents Suspend Protests

Opponents of the Sheepshead Bay Islamic Cultural Center have suspended their daily protests after Department of Buildings inspectors shut down construction at 2812 Voorhies...

DOB Orders Mosque Construction Workers To Leave Site

The Department of Buildings has confirmed that inspectors visited the site of the Islamic Cultural Center (2812 Voorhies Avenue) today, and ordered all workers...

Sheepshead Mosque Opponents Launch Daily Protests

Opponents of the Islamic Cultural Center under construction at 2812 Voorhies Avenue plan to picket the project on a daily basis, the group Bay...