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Sheepshead Bay Mosque Receives Permits To Build

It appears the long battle over the Voorhies Avenue Islamic Cultural Center is nearing an end, as the Department of Buildings has issued permits...

Community Board Considers Vote On Mosque

http://www.youtube.com/v/eEzBByl8a48?fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0 After months of trying, opponents to the proposed Sheepshead Bay Islamic Center nearly got what they've been demanding from Community Board 15: a vote. But...

Sheepshead Mosque Gets DOB's Final Approval

The Department of Buildings has lifted the controversial hold they placed on the proposed 2812 Voorhies Avenue mosque today, providing the ultimate green-light for...

DOB On Mosque: Additional Reviews "Not Uncommon"

A spokesperson for the Department of Buildings has told Sheepshead Bites that additional reviews of buildings are "not uncommon," and that the issues that...

City Delays Mosque Plans As Another Review Begins

After a year-long Department of Buildings review of the proposed Voorhies Avenue mosque finally passed examiner's muster last week, the city stunned the center's...

Mosque Plans Approved, Construction To Begin Soon

Building plans for a Muslim American Society-run mosque on Voorhies Avenue have been approved by city officials, clearing the way for construction to begin...

Must Read: Great Mosque Coverage

It pains me to admit that the best reporting on the issue of the Voorhies Avenue mosque did not come from Sheepshead Bites, but...

Outsiders Converge On Voorhies For Mosque Showdown

by Joe Maniscalco Neighbors rallying against a controversial new mosque planned for Sheepshead Bay clashed with counter-demonstrators outside the proposed site on Voorhies Avenue on...

Backpack Giveaway Hampered By Mosque Opponents

We couldn't make it down to Sunday's book bag giveaway, organized by the backers of the Voorhies Avenue mosque, the Muslim American Society. But, though other...

A Patriot’s Letter: American, Marine and Muslim

Staff Sergeant Khaled Hafid is currently serving overseas as a contractor for the Department of State. He is a 10-year veteran of the United...

Mosque Backers Give Out Free Book Bags To Students

The lot at 2812 Voorhies Avenue may have been the site of consternation and conflict during the last several months over plans to build a...

Bay People Gets A Lawyer, According To New Flier

According to a new flier making rounds on the blocks near the proposed Voorhies Avenue mosque, Bay People, Inc., is putting the $30,000+ it...