First we brought you the stunning lady lifeguards of 1940s-era Manhattan Beach [/video-the-lady-lifeguards-of-manhattan-beach-circa-1940/]. Then we showed you what the Brighton Beach lifeguards looked like in 1921 [/the-female-lifeguards-of-brighton-beach-baywatch-circa-1921/]. Now Sheepshead Bites is proud to present the Modern Venus Beauty Contest held at Steeplechase Park on Coney Island in 1939. This priceless
Source: NYDailyNews.comHere’s proof that some things do get better with age. After four years of competing, an 86-year-old Sheepshead Bay woman was finally crowned Queen Grandmother at the “Your Highness Grandmother Pageant,” a competition tailored to older gals. Shifra Blinova, a former World War II nurse, used her
This weekend is a big one for us Sheepshead Bites’ editors, because from grill to runway, we’re making judgments. You may have already read that Ned Berke, editor-in-chief of this blog, will be a judge [/grillin-on-the-bay-sheepshead-bay-brooklyn/] in today’s widely publicized Grillin’ On The Bay BBQ and Chili contest.