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Return Of Electricity Sparks Fire Concerns

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2r-P0MwBK6A?rel=0&w=580&h=435] When power returned unexpectedly to huge swaths of the neighborhood yesterday, it brought fires with it as electricity surged into broken power lines...

Photos: Bites Readers Capture Dramatic Clouds, Flash Floods During Yesterday’s Storm

Yesterday's heavy rains came and went - quite quickly - and, with it, Sheepshead Bay residents were granted a reprieve from August's heat and...

After Many Months, City Repairing 2-Foot-Wide Sinkhole On Emmons Avenue

Long covered by an upside-down traffic cone, a sinkhole approximately two feet wide and five feet deep has existed for several months at the...

Photos: Fire Rips Through East 21st Street Home

An East 21st Street home was nearly reduced to ashes after suffering a massive fire Saturday evening that also damaged neighbors' properties.

Assault On Avenue Z Leads To Intense Police Pursuit

Two thugs allegedly assaulted a man on Avenue Z between East 21 Street and East 22nd Street this evening, sparking off a police pursuit...

Photos: Five Car Accident On East 21st Street, Ave W

A reader reports of a five car accident at the intersection of Avenue W and East 21st Street at about 3:15 p.m. on Saturday,...

Sheepshead Bites Victory: The Van Is Gone!

The van that doubled as a storage unit for children's bicycles is now out of the parking spot it occupied for six months, and...

Lots Of Action Around "Derelict" Van On Avenue X

It's been a busy day for that van we told you about on Monday that has occupied a parking spot for six months despite...

Van Sits For 6 Months, Despite Complaints

Don't you just love those streets with no Alternate Side Parking regulations? Theoretically, you could leave your car there for months - maybe even...

Hit And Run On Avenue Y Over The Weekend

We received a report of a hit and run on Avenue Y and East 21st Street over the weekend. The reader previously sent us...

Jerome Avenue Repair Shop An "Eyesore"

We receive a lot of complaints from readers about the auto repair shop on Jerome Avenue and East 21st Street. Some told us about...

BREAKING: Ambulette On Fire

Firefighters arrived at Avenue W and East 21st Street to battle a blazing ambulette at around 12:30 a.m. According to a witness, no one appeared...

Tree vs. Car: Round 2

One good thing about all the new condos in the area? They get rid of trees. Wait, what? How can that possibly be good? Well,...

Medieval Fortress Guards Voorhies Avenue

When did this Medieval-style fortress house get built on the corner of Voorhies Avenue and East 21 Street? The front of the house doesn't seem...

What Is This Object?

About a foot-wide, with a t-bar across the top, the metal box was sitting on too-tall a metal pole for me to verify whether...